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ceremony for disposing of tattered or worn out flags

ceremony for disposing of tattered or worn out flags

 
 
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Misawa Air Base, Japan (Sep. 15, 2003) U.S. flags wait for burning in a special ceremony for disposing of tattered or worn out flags. The ceremony, other than burial, is the only approved way to dispose of U.S. flags. The solemn event was conducted by Chief Petty Officer selectees at Misawa as part of their pre-advancement training. U.S. Navy photo by Photographers Mate 1st Class John Collins. File# 030915-N-8726C-001

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15/09/2003 - 15/09/2003
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Misawa Air Base, Japan
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U.S. NAVY
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