Have you ever wondered what was the appropriate thing to do with your Old Glory that is too worn to use? My sons' Boy Scout troop was asked to put on a flag retirement ceremony, and now we know! For more details, you can check out the U.S. Scouting Service Project web site.
They announced ahead of time that they would be having the ceremony, giving flag owners an opportunity to bring their worn or soiled flags.
It is interesting to know that the flag should be cut up before being burned. When it is cut, the blue field of stars should be left intact, as it represents the Union. Here is some footage of our ceremony.