• Sgt. 1st Class Larry Burden, Army Sustainment Command, and a Cub Scout from Davenport, Iowa's Garfield Cub Scout Pack 19, salute as the flag is lowered during Retreat, Oct. 1, at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill.  The tradition of honoring the U.S. flag during an evening ceremony began in 1835 and is comprised of the sounding of "Retreat," the firing of the evening gun, followed by the playing of "To the Color" as the flag is lowered.  (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sean Riley, ASC Public Affairs)

    Local Cub Scouts observe, participate in 'Retreat' ceremony

    Sgt. 1st Class Larry Burden, Army Sustainment Command, and a Cub Scout from Davenport, Iowa's Garfield Cub Scout Pack 19, salute as the flag is lowered during Retreat, Oct. 1, at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. The tradition of honoring the U.S. flag during...

  • Soldiers of the Army Sustainment Command and Cub Scouts from Davenport, Iowa's Garfield Cub Scout Pack 19 fold the flag during Retreat, Oct. 1, at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill.  The tradition of honoring the U.S. flag during an evening ceremony began in 1835 and is comprised of the sounding of "Retreat," the firing of the evening gun, followed by the playing of "To the Color" as the flag is lowered.  (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sean Riley, ASC Public Affairs)

    Local Cub Scouts observe, participate in 'Retreat' ceremony

    Soldiers of the Army Sustainment Command and Cub Scouts from Davenport, Iowa's Garfield Cub Scout Pack 19 fold the flag during Retreat, Oct. 1, at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. The tradition of honoring the U.S. flag during an evening ceremony began in...

  • A Cub Scout from Davenport, Iowa's Garfield Cub Scout Pack 19 stretches to fold the flag with Soldiers of the Army Sustainment Command during Retreat, Oct. 1, at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill.  The tradition of honoring the U.S. flag during an evening ceremony began in 1835 and is comprised of the sounding of "Retreat," the firing of the evening gun, followed by the playing of "To the Color" as the flag is lowered.  (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sean Riley, ASC Public Affairs)

    Local Cub Scouts observe, participate in 'Retreat' ceremony

    A Cub Scout from Davenport, Iowa's Garfield Cub Scout Pack 19 stretches to fold the flag with Soldiers of the Army Sustainment Command during Retreat, Oct. 1, at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. The tradition of honoring the U.S. flag during an evening...

  • A Cub Scout from Davenport, Iowa's Garfield Cub Scout Pack 19 watches intently as Soldiers from the Army Sustainment Command fold the flag during Retreat, Oct. 1, at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill.  The tradition of honoring the U.S. flag during an evening ceremony began in 1835 and is comprised of the sounding of "Retreat," the firing of the evening gun, followed by the playing of "To the Color" as the flag is lowered.  (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sean Riley, ASC Public Affairs)

    Local Cub Scouts observe, participate in 'Retreat' ceremony

    A Cub Scout from Davenport, Iowa's Garfield Cub Scout Pack 19 watches intently as Soldiers from the Army Sustainment Command fold the flag during Retreat, Oct. 1, at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. The tradition of honoring the U.S. flag during an evening...

  • Soldiers of the Army Sustainment Command and Cub Scouts from Garfield Cub Scout Pack 19, Davenport, Iowa, fold the flag during Retreat, Oct. 1, at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill.  The tradition of honoring the U.S. flag during an evening ceremony began in 1835 and is comprised of the sounding of "Retreat," the firing of the evening gun, followed by the playing of "To the Color" as the flag is lowered.  (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sean Riley, ASC Public Affairs)

    Local Cub Scouts observe, participate in 'Retreat' ceremony

    Soldiers of the Army Sustainment Command and Cub Scouts from Garfield Cub Scout Pack 19, Davenport, Iowa, fold the flag during Retreat, Oct. 1, at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. The tradition of honoring the U.S. flag during an evening ceremony began in...

  • A Cub Scout from Davenport, Iowa's Garfield Cub Scout Pack 19 watches intently as Soldiers from the Army Sustainment Command fold the flag during Retreat, Oct. 1, at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill.  The tradition of honoring the U.S. flag during an evening ceremony began in 1835 and is comprised of the sounding of "Retreat," the firing of the evening gun, followed by the playing of "To the Color" as the flag is lowered.  (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sean Riley, ASC Public Affairs)

    Local Cub Scouts observe, participate in 'Retreat' ceremony

    A Cub Scout from Davenport, Iowa's Garfield Cub Scout Pack 19 watches intently as Soldiers from the Army Sustainment Command fold the flag during Retreat, Oct. 1, at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. The tradition of honoring the U.S. flag during an evening...

Soldiers of the Army Sustainment Command invited Cub Scouts from Davenport, Iowa's Garfield Cub Scout Pack 19 to participate in the evening retreat ceremony, Oct. 1, at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. The tradition of honoring the U.S. flag during an evening ceremony began in 1835 and is comprised of the sounding of "Retreat," the firing of the evening gun, followed by the playing of "To the Color" as the flag is lowered.

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