RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- An American Legion post and the Virginia War Memorial are collecting American flags in poor condition for proper disposal.
Old, worn and soiled American flags can be brought to the memorial in Richmond beginning Monday through Nov. 15.
The war memorial says members of American Legion Post 84 will burn the flags as part of a public disposal ceremony.
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