Kitsap County Flag Day :: Disposal Day

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Flag Day is Saturday, June 14th and commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United Sates which happened on June 14, 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress.  In 1916 President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation making June 14th the official Flag Day and in August of 1949 National Flag Day was established by an Act of Congress. 

So on Saturday, June 14th if you have a flag, fly it proudly.   If your flag is in need of disposal you can take it to The Fleet Reserve Association, Branch 29 located at 521 National Ave South, Bremerton for their annual flag disposal.  The Fleet Reserve Association will have its annual United States Flag burning ceremony to dispose of all unserviceable flags collected for disposal. 

You may bring your flags to The Fleet Reserve Association any day between 6am and midnight prior to June 14th.  The Fleet Reserve Association, Branch 29 provides a dignified ceremonial disposal for the community each year.  The ceremony will take place at 9am, Saturday, June 14th at The Fleet Reserve's rear parking area, 521 National Ave South, Bremerton.

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Cannon accidents - ouch! In my prior life I manufactured explosives and always love a good loud sound!!

June 08, 2008 01:48 PM
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Jo, I have never heard of a flag burning celebration before.  Do they do this every year?

June 08, 2008 10:39 PM
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Marchel, The flag has a really specific way of disposal and usually in a community there are groups that handle the "service". The Boy Scouts of America usually do this once a year too. This group does this every year as a service to the community.

June 08, 2008 11:00 PM
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Hi Jo,
Thanks for the reminder that flags should be disposed of in the proper manner. Too bad more towns do not celebrate Flag Day, it is our symbol of freedom and we should show our respect.  
What a great photo!

June 09, 2008 09:21 PM
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Cynthia, I think Flag Day should have a parade!! :)

June 10, 2008 12:15 PM
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