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Retiring American Flags

NOTE: Flags that are soiled can be cleaned and returned to service.

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American Legion, James River Post 354, routinely retires unserviceable flags in conjunction with its monthly membership meeting. 

Unserviceable flags to be retired can be dropped off at the following locations:

The American Legion

Department of Virginia

1708 Commonwealth Avenue

Richmond, VA 23230

Virginia War Memorial

621 S. Belvidere St.

Richmond, Va. 23220

Village Bank

Midlothian Village office

13531 Midlothian Tnpk.

Midlothian, VA 23113

NOTE: Unserviceable flags can also be dropped off directly at the Post most Wednesday mornings from 10:00am until twelve noon.

Call in advance to confirm 804-794-8849 someone is on site, otherwise, the gate will be locked. 

James River Post 354

4800 Welby Turn

Midlothian, Va. 23113