By Mark C. Robinson
Wrangell Sentinel 

Legion member urges proper care of U.S. flags


January 10, 2024

Mark C. Robinson / Wrangell Sentinel

Liz Roundtree of the American Legion demonstrates how to properly fold a U.S. flag at the Legion Hall on Dec. 29.

After this year's Fourth of July celebration, resident and military veteran Liz Roundtree was troubled by the state of U.S. flags that had been turned in for disposal at the American Legion where she's a member.

"After the Fourth of July, finding flags - even just turned in to us that need to be disposed – they're not folded in any way. They're just like, crumpled up and thrown into a bag of some sort," she said.

Roundtree was also concerned about the state of how some flags were kept in storage or on display as she drove around town - even the Legion's own, which she described as "fallin...

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