Fairfax Resolves—Flag Day: Compatriot Forrest Crain, Fairfax Resolves Chapter 3rd Vice President, assists in the retirement of a worn U.S. flag at the Children of the American Revolution flag retirement ceremony June 14 in Great Falls, Virginia. The Fairfax Resolves Chapter coordinates the annual event to retire unusable flags.
On Flag Day, June 14, members of the Children of the American Revolution presented a flag retirement ceremony at the Great Falls Freedom Memorial. The Fairfax Resolves Chapter coordinates the annual event to encourage the proper treatment of the Flag and to provide a public leadership opportunity for the C.A.R. in the community. The retired flags had been proudly displayed by citizens of Great Falls or surrounding areas.
Several members of the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Station 12 (Great Falls) assisted with the retirement of unusable flags. Members of the Fairfax Resolves Chapter Sons of the American Revolution; Cameron Parish, Fairfax County, and Providence Chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution; American Legion Posts, and members of the community also supported this event with their presence and participation.