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Published: Monday, 12/8/2008

TREATING THE FLAG WITH RESPECT

CTY flags08p 12/07/08  The Blade/Dave Zapotosky Caption:   Larry Barnett, past commandant of  Lou Diamond Detachment #272 of the Marine Corps League, left, and Capt. James Nowak, commander of the 421st Company of the Ohio Military Reserve, burn faded, torn and otherwise unserviceable American flags, collected during the eighth annual "Operation Respect", during a ceremony at Northpointe Church in Toledo, Ohio, Sunday, December 7, 2008.  Representatives of the Ohio Military Reserve, the Lou Diamond Detachment #272 of the Marine Corps League, and Boy Scout Troop 87 at St. Joseph church in Sylvania,  participated in the ceremony. Summary: The faded, torn and otherwise unserviceable American flags collected during the eighth annual "Operation Respect" will be formally retired and incinerated on Pearl Harbor Rememberance Day. (The flags were collected by The Andersons stores to honor Veterans Day on Nov. 11). CTY flags08p 12/07/08 The Blade/Dave Zapotosky Caption: Larry Barnett, past commandant of Lou Diamond Detachment #272 of the Marine Corps League, left, and Capt. James Nowak, commander of the 421st Company of the Ohio Military Reserve, burn faded, torn and otherwise unserviceable American flags, collected during the eighth annual "Operation Respect", during a ceremony at Northpointe Church in Toledo, Ohio, Sunday, December 7, 2008. Representatives of the Ohio Military Reserve, the Lou Diamond Detachment #272 of the Marine Corps League, and Boy Scout Troop 87 at St. Joseph church in Sylvania, participated in the ceremony. Summary: The faded, torn and otherwise unserviceable American flags collected during the eighth annual "Operation Respect" will be formally retired and incinerated on Pearl Harbor Rememberance Day. (The flags were collected by The Andersons stores to honor Veterans Day on Nov. 11).
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Larry Barnett, past commandant of Lou Diamond Detachment No. 272 of the Marine

Corps League, left, and Capt. James Nowak, commander of the 421st Company of the Ohio Military Reserve burn faded and torn American flags during the eighth annual Operation Respect at NorthPoint Church in Toledo on Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.




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