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. 

Click here for complete information on the history and how to fold, care for and display the flag of our country.

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

Such flags are disposed of with great respect and ceremony each year.

To dispose of a flag you may contact the following:

Blackhawk Area Council of Boy Scouts

2820 McFarland Road
Rockford, IL 61107

VietNow National

1835 Broadway
Rockford, Illinois 61104
Last Update:  01/23/12