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Air Force Academy invites volunteers to place flags on the graves of the fallen for Memorial Day

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Posted at 1:40 PM, May 15, 2024
and last updated 2024-05-15 23:54:18-04

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — The Air Force Academy (AFA) is inviting volunteers to help place American flags on the graves of veterans ahead of Memorial Day.

Volunteers will help Air Force Academy staff place over 1,500 American flags on the graves found in the Academy Cemetery.

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Flags will be provided by the Air Force Academy Staff.

RSVPs are not required for volunteers, and all are welcome to contribute.

Veterans have no uniform requirements.

If the weather affects the date of the flag placing, the Academy will set the flags as soon as the weather permits.

Those who volunteer can find the cemetery at 3026 Parade Loop Rd and are asked to meet at the Memorial Wall.

The event will be held on May 24 at 9:45 a.m.

Public access requirements can be found online on the Air Force Academy website.

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