Scene in Lynnwood: Convention center retires old flag, with help from Boy Scout Troop 61

Members of Boy Scout Troop 61 with the new flag. (Photo courtesy Lynnwood Convention Center)

The Lynnwood Convention Center’s American flag was in need of a replacement, so Boy Scout Troop 61 of Lynnwood came to the rescue.

The scouts retired the convention center’s existing American flag and replaced it with a new, vibrant one. Flag retirement ceremonies are solemn, meaningful events regularly performed by Boy Scout troops across the country when a flag may be old, tattered, sun-faded or in need of replacement.


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