Honoring Old Glory

 
Honoring Old Glory

Lou Worthington manages the flames at Gulfport’s flag retirement ceremony while his brother, Bob, watches.

Despite the rain, Gulfport managed to properly retire American flags at this year’s Flag Day ceremony. The ceremony, held on Friday, June 13, is an annual tradition. The American Legion and the Gulfport Fire Department oversee the proper retirement of American flags.

This year, veteran and Ward Four Councilmember Michael Fridovich offered the opening remarks; Vice Mayor and Ward Two Councilmember Christine Brown gave the closing remarks.

 
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