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Flags Retired

JROTC Conducts Ceremony at American Legion

By Robert Jensen
The Desert Independent

April 14, 2012

BLYTHE, Calif On a brisk Saturday morning, the Palo Verde Valley High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) officially retired a number of American flags.

The flags were inspected and readied for their ceremonial disposal. This ceremony took place on the vacant lot adjacent to the American Legion. A large number of officials and citizens attended the ceremony in which the flags were retired with due respect and honors.

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