Boy Scouts of America

CENTURY OF SCOUTING: Troop 24 marks 100 years of leadership and service

CENTURY OF SCOUTING: Troop 24 marks 100 years of leadership and service

If you’ve ever had your heart warmed at seeing the thousands of American flags placed with pride before each gravestone at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery on Memorial Day, appreciated the lack of plastic and garbage along the shores in Ocean Beach or relaxed on a bench at the Point Loma Native Plant Garden to enjoy the floral scents and buzzing bees, you have reaped the benefits of Troop 24’s community efforts.

These Scouts have been serving the community this way for, oh, about a century now.

On Friday, Sept. 23, Troop 24 — part of the section of Boy Scouts of America that primarily serves Point Loma, Ocean Beach and other San Diego areas — will celebrate its 100th year...

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