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  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017

    7th District Sons Host Flag Retirement Ceremony

    WEST BLOOMFIELD — American Legion Riders from Francis M. Dalton Post 282 in West Bloomfield joined other members of the American Legion Family on May 21 for an annual flag education and retirement ceremony sponsored by the 7th District Sons of the American Legion (SAL), Riders vice state director Jerry Ketchum reported.

    Held at Post 282, the event attracted Boys Scouts, Girl Scouts, and members of the “Legion, Auxiliary and Sons from the post, county, district and state levels,” he said.

    The Flag Retirement Ceremony was performed by the officers of the 7th District Sons, “with a fitting 21-gun salute and ‘Taps’,” noted Chairman Jim Daly.

    Legion Riders at flag ceremony

    Chapter 282 Legion Riders took part in the Flag Retirement Ceremony coordinated by 7th District Sons of the American Legion.Photo provided by Jerry Ketchum.