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El Monte Troop 551 Retires Many American Flags with Honor

El monte Troop 551

by Terry Lopez

El Monte

1394779_10151938419138482_1902442780_nCub Master of Boy Scout Pack 551 and Boy Scout Pack Troop 551 of El Monte was honored to receive a American Flag for retirement from Longo Toyota El Monte.  This American Flag flew honorable over the City of El Monte for many years, now it is worn and torn and has been replaced with a new Flag.  This Flag is very large, approximately 30ft. long, we received it in a box and with the help of our Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venture Crew, and Parents we managed to fold this Flag properly.  We will be planning a Flag Retiring Ceremony where we will be Retiring many American Flags with Honor.1377234_10151938419028482_116959907_n

We will be announcing the Flag Retiring Ceremony soon.

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