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Friday, May 11, 2018

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Posted: Friday, May 11, 2018

Campus Collection of Worn American Flags for Proper Disposal

In support of a statewide flag retirement initiative, Buffalo State’s University Police Department (UPD) will collect worn and tattered American flags at the Chase Hall Dispatch Desk from Wednesday, May 9, to Tuesday, May 22. The collected flags will be disposed of as part of the Memorial Watchfire, hosted by the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 103, on Sunday, May 27, at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, New York. 

All flags collected will be properly folded before disposal and will be delivered by UPD to the Senator Walter J. Mahoney State Office Building, 65 Court Street in Buffalo, for transport to the Memorial Watchfire.

Questions about this undertaking may be e-mailed to

Submitted by: Darlene M DiCesare
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