American Flag Retirement

Bluffton American Legion Post 205 is collecting worn, torn and faded American Flags to be disposed of properly at retirement ceremonies conducted in accordance with United States Code, Title 36, Chapter 10. There are a variety of traditional and respectful ways to properly dispose of flags. The American Legion guidance and script for proper disposal can be found here.

Flags collected by Post 205 are disposed of in coordination with the Bluffton Township Fire District, Flags can be dropped off from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. any day at the following Fire District stations:


  • Station 30, 2 Bridge St., Old Town Bluffton
  • Station 31, 178 May River Rd
  • Station 32, 155 Callawassie Drive, Okatie
  • Station 35, 357 Fording Island Rd
  • Station 33, 12 Buckingham Plantation Drive at Moss Creek
  • Station 34, Greenwood Rd, Sun City, Hilton Head

Worn/Faded American Flag Retirement