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Retire Your Flag At Camp Shanks In Orangeburg This Weekend

Camp Shanks, once a bustling camp during WWII, and now a museum, will host a flag retirement ceremony on June 18.
Camp Shanks, once a bustling camp during WWII, and now a museum, will host a flag retirement ceremony on June 18. Photo Credit: Wikipedia.org

ORANGEBURG, N.Y. -- Camp Shanks will welcome the public to bring any American flags that are in disrepair to be properly retired on Saturday, June 18.

Nyack-based Boy Scout Troop 2 will perform the retirement ceremony at noon.

A World War II reenactment group dressed in period field gear will be in attendance. Period specific vehicles will also be on display.

American Legion Post 310 and State Senator David Carlucci will also be in attendance for the flag retirement ceremony.

The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Greenbush Road next to Orangeburg Library.

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