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Laurel Boy Scouts retire flags with Post 60 on Veterans Day

Laurel Boy Scouts retire flags with Post 60 on Veterans Day

Twenty-seven Scouts from Laurel groups paid tribute to local veterans at American Legion Post 60 on Main Street Nov. 11 during a flag retirement ceremony.

Scouts from Pack 1250, Troop 540, Troop 2016 and American Heritage Troop 2008 participated Saturday as the Legion honored 47 veterans for their service. After presenting veterans with city of Laurel pins, the Scouts joined them outside to properly dispose of a 30-by-80-foot garrison flag in a burning ceremony.

Post Commander Shirley Luby said several flags were retired, including the large garrison flag that was donated by Ourisman Chevrolet and was no longer serviceable. Luby said the Scouts joined the veterans to learn how...

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