" Ceremoniously Destroying the American Flag


Protocol on Retiring  the American Flag



The proper way to dispose of worn American Flags

  Laws of the United States state: "When the flag is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem for display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning".  

To submit a flag for ceremonious destruction by burning mail your flag to:  Sorry but this Lodge no longer has the facilities for disposing of US Flags and has stopped accepting flags for disposal


  The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks is a non-profit charitable organization and donations are appreciated.


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