On Monday February 8, 2010 at 4:30 p.m., the McElmore Marine Corp League Detachment will conduct a flag retirement ceremony at Memorial Oaks Cemetery located at 13001 Katy Freeway between Eldridge Parkway and Dairy Ashford. The event provides an opportunity for businesses and individuals to bring their flags that have become unserviceable for retirement following proper U.S. Flag protocol. As the new year is now underway it is an appropriate time to inspect flags of our nation that are used for public display as well as those placed at the graves of fallen heroes to insure they are in proper condition showing no signs of fading or tattering. For additional information, contact Russell Allen at 281-497-2210.