Retiring Old Glory

When the United States flag  becomes worn, torn, faded or badly soiled, it is time to replace it with a new flag and “retire” the old flag with all the dignity and respect befitting the nation’s flag. The Boy Scouts of  America Troop 130 performs the Retiring of the Flag ceremony at the Veteran’s Memorial in Dame Shirley Plaza in Quincy on Aug. 5. Photo by Carol Alexander