Flag retirement ceremony held in Woodward Park

The Fresno BeeJune 14, 2014 

Detachment 14 of the Marine Corps League of Fresno and Clovis conducted a flag retirement ceremony Saturday at Woodward Park in northeast Fresno.

DON W. SOPER JR. — Special to The Bee

Detachment 14 of the Marine Corps League of Fresno and Clovis conducted a flag retirement ceremony Saturday at Woodward Park in northeast Fresno.

Around 120 people attended the ceremony from 11 a.m. to noon. A group from the local Young Marines youth program also participated in the event.

Saturday was Flag Day, the traditional holiday for retiring flags by burning them.

The reporter can be reached at (559) 441-6015 or at rappleton@fresnobee.com.

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