Memorial Day Celebrations throughout Las Vegas

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Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery “Flag In” Volunteers

By: Megan Way | Photos by Lawrence Oravetz
This is the 29th year the NATIONAL ORDER OF TRANCH RATS, SOUTHERN NEVADA BRANCH, and the volunteers in the community together put 29,515 flags on the gravesites at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery before 9am on May 25th. Volunteers from the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 13, Purple Heart Chapter 730, Devil Pups, American Legion Post 8, Buffalo Soldiers and from many others in the community came to the “Flag-In” event early morning to assist in placing a flag on each gravesite.