Flag Disposal

Old flagsOur nation’s flag is not to be trashed!  There is a special way to dispose of them and we are here to help you retire your aged flags honorably.

We retire thousands of local flags each year and we do it with the dignity and honors our National Ensign deserves.

Funeral casket flags are also accepted.  We will fly them in honor of a deceased family member.  Contact the post for special instructions and to arrange for this service.  Donations are accepted.  Contact the post

Legion Flag BoxThe post accepts donations to support this program.  The Post is a 501(c)(19) war veterans charitable organization.  Donations are tax deductible in accordance with current IRS rules. Send your check to:

  • American Legion Post 6 
  • Attn:  Flag Retirement Fund
  • 3700 NC 54W
  • Chapel Hill, NC  27516

Need more information?  Send your inquiries to us.

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2 thoughts on “Flag Disposal

  • November 26, 2021 at 12:06 pm

    I live in Chapel Hill and have an American flag that’s been hanging by our front door. We’re replacing it with a bigger flag, with clips, so it flies better. How can I donate or dispose of this one I’ve taken down?

  • November 29, 2021 at 9:06 am

    Hi Robin – You can kindly drop it off with us at our location at 3700 West NC HWY 54. If noone is at the Post, kindly loose fold it (so wind does not blow it) and place on our bench outside the door. We will take it from there.

    Matt Attaway

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