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Pueblo South High School JROTC program holds flag retirement ceremony

PUEBLO, Colo. (KRDO) -- A group of aspiring military officers at South High School performed a flag retirement ceremony on campus Thursday.

During the ceremony, a flag that has reached the end of its service is decommissioned in accordance with the nation's flag code, offering a valuable learning experience for the students and observers.

Courtesy of District 60

According to District 60, the JROTC program saw the proper disposal of nearly 100 tattered and worn U.S. Flags.

A JROTC student who participated in the event said they wanted to retire the flag that represents our country and honor everyone who's fought for it.


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