Scouts take part in flag ceremony, 9/11 memorial

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Scouts take part in 9/11 memorial.

Scout Troops 243 and 258 from Rock Island and Troop 1242 from Milan, along with Cub Scout Packs 250 and 258 from Rock Island, participated Saturday in a flag ceremony and flag retirement program with the Vietnam Veterans Color Guard at Rock Island Conservation Club.

The events were part of a 9/11 memorial.

Scouts learned American Flag etiquette and the meaning of each fold of the flag, and well as the proper retirement procedures. 

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