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Hundreds of Flags Placed on Grave Markers in Honor of Memorial Day

2 years 2 months 2 weeks ago Saturday, May 26 2018 May 26, 2018 May 26, 2018 4:24 PM May 26, 2018 in News

Several valley organizations are preparing for Memorial Day by honoring those who have served.

The Kiwanis Club of Edinburg, along with the V.F.W and America's Last Patrol participated in a flag placement ceremony Saturday morning at Hillcrest Memorial Park.

600 flags were placed on the grave markers of military service members.

Robert Gomez, of America's Last Patrol said it's important for people not to lose sight of what Memorial Day is about.

"They gave their all for the country," Gomez said. "It's very important to remember them, so it's emotional for me and a lot of people."

Gomez said several organizations and veterans come out each year to place the flags.


 

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