American Legion Kishwaukee Post 192 of Marengo Illinois held a traditional flag retirement ceremony, along with Boy Scouts from Troop 163 on October 23 in Indian Oaks Park. There are only a few authorized organizations approved to perform this event to ensure that an American flag is retired with honor, dignity and respect. The scouts satisfied a requirement by attending this event and participate in this honor every year.

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