East Brunswick scouts participate in flag retirement ceremony at Old Bridge VFW

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From left: Old Bridge Mayor Henry, Post Commander Kenneth Cruz, Scoutmaster Mike Henry, Anthony DiNardo, Alan Dacey Jr, Will Peer, Cole Philipzcak, Ian Henry, Jacob Iacullo, Assistant Scoutmaster Curt Philipczak and Post Adjutant Ed Machinski. Members of East Brunswick Boy Scout Troop 223 assisted in a Flag Day flag retirement ceremony at Old Bridge VFW Post 7508 on June 13.PHOTO COURTESY OF ELISSA HENRY
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Flag retirement ceremony; flag burning; Flag DayPHOTO COURTESY OF ELISSA HENRY
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From left: Old Bridge Mayor Henry, Post Commander Kenneth Cruz, Scoutmaster Mike Henry, Anthony DiNardo, Alan Dacey Jr, Will Peer, Cole Philipzcak, Ian Henry, Jacob Iacullo, Assistant Scoutmaster Curt Philipczak and Post Adjutant Ed Machinski. Members of East Brunswick Boy Scout Troop 223 assisted in a Flag Day flag retirement ceremony at Old Bridge VFW Post 7508 on June 13.PHOTO COURTESY OF ELISSA HENRY
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Flag retirement ceremony; flag burning; Flag DayPHOTO COURTESY OF ELISSA HENRY

 

VFW Post 7508 in Old Bridge hosted its first Flag Day Retirement Ceremony.

East Brunswick Boy Scout Troop 223 members presented the American flag, the POW flag and the VFW Post flag during the opening ceremony on June 13, while Post Commander Kenneth Cruz led attendees during “Taps” and the Pledge of Allegiance.

More than 200 American flags were retired.

To learn more about scouting, visit https://troop223nj.com