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Associated Press 21 May 2020

"Flags-In" ceremony held ahead of Memorial Day

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Soldiers with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, known as the "Old Guard," spent Thursday placing a small American flag at each gravesite in Arlington National Cemetery ahead of Memorial Day. (May 21)


Soldiers with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, known as the Old Guard, spent Thursday, May 21, placing a small American flag at each gravesite in Arlington National Cemetery ahead of Memorial Day.
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