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April 2015


Official Retirement Ceremony of the Texas Flag

April 21, 2015

As a member of a commission for the City of Allen, I am required to lead the Pledge of Allegiance to the US Flag.  This had me thinking.. (I know this is dangerous ground.)  Do we have a Texas Flag Allegiance.  Well of course we do. The Texas Pledge of Allegiance can be found in Texas Law.  The Pledge is:

Honor the Texas flag;

I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible.

What was more interesting was the text of the ceremony to retire a Texas Flag. Here is the text. If reading this does not get your pulse up, you are not a bona fide Texan.  Continue Reading…