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First flag retirement ceremony planned at Mo. National Veterans Memorial

Photos taken on day two, Sunday, of the grand opening celebration for Missouri's National...
Photos taken on day two, Sunday, of the grand opening celebration for Missouri's National Veterans Memorial in Perryville, Mo. (Source: Mike Mohundro/KFVS)(Mike Mohundro/KFVS)
Published: Mar. 10, 2020 at 4:44 PM CDT
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PERRYVILLE, Mo. (KFVS) - The Missouri National Veterans Memorial in Perryville, Mo. will hold a flag retirement ceremony on Tuesday, May 19.

The public is invited to attend, and bring any tattered flags that need to be disposed.

It is the first time the Veterans Memorial has hosted a flag retirement ceremony.

The Honor Guard, local scouts, American Legion from Perryville and Ste. Genevieve, and Ford and Young Funeral Home will each be involved in the ceremony.

It’s scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.

You can find more information on the memorial’s Facebook page.

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