Flags honor veterans for Memorial Day at Holy Cross Cemeter
26 May 2018, 12:08 | Isaac Mcdaniel
Victory for Veterans to Honor Veterans with Flowers and Flags on Monday
The Fort Smith National Cemetery placed their flags on the graves on Thursday, with veterans groups volunteering for the task.
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Although they didn't reach that goal, members were pleased with their efforts.
"We're putting out flags to say thank you to the people who died for our county", said Girl Scout Chloe Pierce.
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The gravesite flags are 24 inches in height. About 50 of them date back to the Civil War era.
The volunteers are helping the national park prepare for its Memorial Day service Sunday honoring our nation's fallen veterans.
After reading maps, walking cemetery grounds, and placing flags, numerous troops also stopped for a visit at the grave of Alice M. Chester (1893-1972), who founded Girls Scouts in Milwaukee in 1921.
Memorial Day is now just days away, however local veteran support chapters of the VFW and Military Order of the Purple Heart have been keeping busy organizing Memorial Day events throughout the entire week leading up to Monday. "It's a good time to teach the youth of today to appreciate the freedom that they have and for those people who gave it to us".
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