The Flag of the United States of America is the internationally known symbol of our country and as such should be handled with the greatest respect.

Flags should be properly disposed of when they become worn out, faded, torn or otherwise no longer presentable.

United States flag code

American Legion answers questions about the display and care of the U.S. flag.

To dispose of a flag you may contact the City/Village Halls of Belvidere, Cherry Valley, Loves Park, Machesney Park or Rockford or the following organizations:

American Legion Post #332
219-221 West Main St.
Rockton, IL 61072
Or check other American Legion Posts near you.

Blackhawk Area Council of Boy Scouts

2820 McFarland Road
Rockford, IL 61107
Veterans Memorial Hall
American Legion Post #60
(Other patriotic organizations also meet at this hall)
211 N. Main St.
Rockford, IL 61101


Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)

 922 7th St
Rockford, IL 61104
Or check other VFW Posts near you.

VietNow Rockford Charter Chapter

1835 Broadway East
Rockford, Illinois 61104
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