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Operation Old Flag

12 Oct 2013

Operation Old Flag is an all day event designed to honorably retire American flags. This is a ritual ceremony, beginning at 10:00 am lasting through the night, as members of the Vietnam Veterans Association Chapter 124 prepare to retire these flags with the utmost dignity. Bring your old, tattered and torn American flags to the event to see them properly retired.

This all day event is part of a fund-raising effort to bring the Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall to Buncombe County. They have chosen the venue at Old Fort's Mountain Gateway Museum because of its part-like setting and welcoming atmosphere. Enjoy the day with music, games, vendors, military color guard, bagpapers, buglers and more. Additional details are online.