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    Trident Training Facility Holds Flag Retirement Ceremony [Image 4 of 6]

    Trident Training Facility Holds Flag Retirement Ceremony

    BANGOR, WA, UNITED STATES

    06.14.2018

    Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Amanda Gray 

    Commander, Submarine Group Nine

    BANGOR, Wash. (June 14, 2018) Chief Hospital Corpsman Farrah Ocasio, from Detroit, Michigan, assigned to Trident Training Facility in Bangor, Wash., renders a salute after placing the remains of a U.S. flag into a fire during a flag retirement ceremony at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor. When a U.S. flag becomes worn, torn, faded, or badly soiled, it should be retired with the dignity and respect befitting it. BANGOR, Wash. (June 14, 2018) Musician 1st Class Chris Hodges, from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, assigned to Navy Band Northwest, plays the trumpet during a flag retirement ceremony at Naval Base Kitsap - Bangor. When a U.S. flag becomes worn, torn, faded, or badly soiled, the flag should be retired with the dignity and respect befitting it. The traditional method is to cut the flag into pieces, separating the 13 stripes from canton and incinerating them separately in a respectful manner. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Amanda R. Gray/Released)

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    Date Taken: 06.14.2018
    Date Posted: 06.14.2018 18:58
    Photo ID: 4486581
    VIRIN: 180614-N-UD469-0067
    Resolution: 7360x4912
    Size: 2.29 MB
    Location: BANGOR, WA, US 
    Hometown: DETROIT, MI, US

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