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First through third grade students watch as American flags are burned as part of a retirement ceremony put on by the Dent American Legion.

Dent Legion performs flag retirement ceremony

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More than 100 flags were retired October 6 by the Dent American Legion with help from students from St. Henry's Area School and St. Paul's Lutheran School.


The typically annual ceremony, this time behind St. Henry's in Perham, taught the kids how to properly dispose of Old Glory's deemed unfit to fly.

"We're basically retiring the old flags that are no longer of use," Commander Ray Masters said. "Ones that have seen their days."

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