Groups hold flag disposal ceremony in Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Several groups are joining for a military flag disposal exercise at Woodland Cemetery in Des Moines.

The exercise will take place Wednesday at 5 p.m. in front of the Old Receiving Vaults. The vaults are in the southwest corner of the cemetery, at 2019 Woodland Ave.

People who have flags they want to properly dispose of can bring them to Glendale Cemetery, at 4909 University Ave., in Des Moines before noon Wednesday. They also can bring flags to the vaults at Woodland between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. Wednesday.

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