New York State announced that they will be holding a special collection drive for old and tattered US Flags.

The Office of General Services will be collecting the flags so they can be retired in the proper way. All the flags collected statewide will be disposed of on May 26th as part of the Memorial Watchfire hosted by the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 103 at the State Fairgrounds in Syracuse.

Here in Western New York, you can drop off your old flags at the Mahoney State Office Building at 65 Court Street in downtown Buffalo.

Flags will be collected until Wednesday, May 22nd.