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Flag day observed

ABOVE: Audience members salute the American flag during a five-flag ceremony performed by the Nevada Air National Guard's Non-Commissioned Officer Academy Graduate Association at the Veterans' Memorial Wall at the State Capitol complex in Carson City on Thursday. Left: Noah Jennings gives Cindy Kirkland, the adjutant general for Nevada, a small American flag with a letter at the Nevada National Guard's Flag Day and Army birthday celebration at the Veterans' Memorial Wall. Jennings, a student at St. Teresa of Avila, made these packages as part of a service project. photos by BRAD HORN/Nevada Appeal

After the ceremony to honor the American flag on Thursday, the 120 delegates to the American Legion Department of Nevada Boys’ State will conduct a flag retirement ceremony at 12:45 p.m. today at the Nevada Veterans’ Memorial, located between the Capitol and the State Library and Archives. The community is invited to attend the ceremony and bring any flags needing retired.