Its not okay, unless its used as a distress symbol. And its not okay to burn it unless it has been properly dismantled and ceremoniously burned after decomissioning. The BoyScout pack in your area will collect damaged and soiled or disrepaired flags for proper disposal, as will the VFW or any active or reserve military post.
well thats pretty much a nobrainer. i thought you were going to enlighten us with something we didnt know.
what ever would we do without a flag scholar like you?