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Gallery: Flags placed at veterans’ graves for Memorial Day

May 29, 2021; Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana State Trooper Matt Harris, left, and his son Dominic Harris, of Cub Scouts, pack 145, carry flags to place on the graves of veterans at Rose Hill Cemetery for Memorial Day Saturday. Memorial Day, which is Monday, May 31 this year, is a federal holiday for honoring members the United States Armed Forces who have died while performing their duties. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)

Veterans, Boy Scouts, members of the Bloomington South Football team, and others assisted local veterans organizations in putting flags at the graves of veterans at cemeteries in the Bloomington area over the weekend.

May 29, 2021; Bloomington, Indiana: Dominic Harris, of Cub Scouts pack 145, looks for gave sites while carrying American flags which are being placed at Rose Hill Cemetery for Memorial Day Saturday. Memorial Day, which is Monday, May 31 this year, is a federal holiday for honoring members United States Armed Forces who have died while performing their duties. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
May 29, 2021; Bloomington, Indiana: Dominic Harris, Grayson Buchanan, and Damon Harris help place American flags at the gravesites of veterans in Rose Hill Cemetery for Memorial Day Saturday. Memorial Day, which is Monday, May 31 this year, is a federal holiday for honoring members the United States Armed Forces who have died while performing their duties. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
May 29, 2021; Bloomington, Indiana: A flag is placed at the grave of WWII Army veteran Frederic A. Brewer in Rose Hill Cemetery. American flags are placed at Rose Hill Cemetery for Memorial Day Saturday. Memorial Day, which is Monday, May 31 this year, is a federal holiday for honoring members the United States Armed Forces who have died while performing their duties. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
May 29, 2021; Bloomington, Indiana: Vietnam War Navy veteran Jim Arnold replaces the Medal of Honor flag for Bloomington veteran and MOH recipient Gerry H. Kisters, who served in the United States Army during WWII and is buried at Rose Hill Cemetery. American flags are placed at Rose Hill Cemetery for Memorial Day Saturday. Memorial Day, which is Monday, May 31 this year, is a federal holiday for honoring members United States Armed Forces who have died while performing their duties. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
May 29, 2021; Bloomington, Indiana: Eric Hays, who served from 1969-1971 in the 11th artillery of the 1st Marine Division during the Vietnam War, looks for the graves of other veterans in Rose Hill Cemetery. Hays said his service was in I Corps of Vietnam around Danang, but that he didn’t know his exact location in the country half of the time during his tour of duty. American flags were placed at Rose Hill Cemetery for Memorial Day Saturday. Memorial Day, which is Monday, May 31 this year, is a federal holiday for honoring members the United States Armed Forces who have died while performing their duties. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
May 29, 2021; Bloomington, Indiana: Bloomington High School South football players look for the location of a veteran’s grave. American flags are placed at Valhalla Memory Gardens for Memorial Day Saturday. Memorial Day, which is Monday, May 31 this year, is a federal holiday for honoring members the United States Armed Forces who have died while performing their duties. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
May 29, 2021; Bloomington, Indiana: Angela Cretin, whose son Ethan Cretin plays football at Bloomington High School South, looks for the location of a veteran’s grave. Cretin served in the U.S. Navy from 1993-1997. American flags are placed at Valhalla Memory Gardens for Memorial Day Saturday. Memorial Day, which is Monday, May 31 this year, is a federal holiday for honoring members the United States Armed Forces who have died while performing their duties. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
May 29, 2021; Bloomington, Indiana: Angela Cretin, whose son Ethan Cretin, right, plays football at Bloomington High School South, and Rick Crohn, of Amvets, look for the location of a veterans’ graves. Cretin served in the U.S. Navy from 1993-1997. American flags are placed at Valhalla Memory Gardens for Memorial Day Saturday. Memorial Day, which is Monday, May 31 this year, is a federal holiday for honoring members United States Armed Forces who have died while performing their duties. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
May 29, 2021; Bloomington, Indiana: Angela Cretin, whose son Ethan Cretin plays football at Bloomington High School South, places a flag at a veteran’s grave. Cretin served in the U.S. Navy from 1993-1997. American flags are placed at Valhalla Memory Gardens for Memorial Day Saturday. Memorial Day, which is Monday, May 31 this year, is a federal holiday for honoring members the United States Armed Forces who have died while performing their duties. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
May 29, 2021; Bloomington, Indiana: Angie Bowman, right, gives a flag to Cathy Smiley for her father Clyde Clemons who died on Sept. 11, 2001, but still doesn’t have a grave marker. Clemons was a Navy veteran of the Korean War. American flags are placed at Valhalla Memory Gardens for Memorial Day Saturday. Memorial Day, which is Monday, May 31 this year, is a federal holiday for honoring members the United States Armed Forces who have died while performing their duties. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
May 29, 2021; Bloomington, Indiana: A cross and American flag mark the grave of Clyde Clemons who died on Sept. 11, 2001, but still doesn’t have a grave marker. Clemons was a Navy veteran of the Korean War. American flags are placed at Valhalla Memory Gardens for Memorial Day Saturday. Memorial Day, which is Monday, May 31 this year, is a federal holiday for honoring members the United States Armed Forces who have died while performing their duties. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
May 29, 2021; Bloomington, Indiana: American flags are placed at Rose Hill Cemetery for Memorial Day Saturday. Memorial Day, which is Monday, May 31 this year, is a federal holiday for honoring members the United States Armed Forces who have died while performing their duties. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)

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