American Legion to hold flag retirement ceremony


By Roy Vega
Special to The SUN

The American Legion will retire unserviceable American and Colorado flags at a flag retirement ceremony Tuesday, June 21, at 6 p.m. in the Legion parking lot, 287 Hermosa St.

Flags in unserviceable condition should be disposed of with dignity.

The American Legion provides this service, and worn flags may be turned in to any Legionnaire or left at one of the following locations:

• Pagosa Fire Protection District, Fire Station No. 1, 191 N. Pagosa Blvd.;

• With the receptionist at Pagosa Springs Town Hall on Hot Springs Boulevard; or

• Vega Insurance and Financial Services office, 818 Rosita St. (across U.S. 160 from the Ruby Sisson Library).

Free flag etiquette booklets are available from the Legion and the county veterans services officer. Contact any legionnaire or the post adjutant, Roy Vega, at 264-4321 or email for individual or group distribution.