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Over 2,000 Flags Retired On Veterans Day


November 19, 2020

Natasha Dunagan

Former Air Force Staff Sergeant and Vietnam Veteran, Michael Caldwell, holds a flag before retiring it to the flames and saluting it on Veterans Day at Resthaven Cemetery, in Shawnee. More than 2,000 donated flags were retired during the ceremony held in the Garden of Valor. See more photos on B7.

While most veterans were saluting the U.S. flag on Veterans Day, those gathered at Resthaven Cemetery in Shawnee were retiring more than 2,000 of them to flames with respect.

Cemetery manager Darlene Dallas said she posted the call for old or worn out flags on Facebook and received an overwhelmi...

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