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Flags In (Veterans Day)

GM Scouts Honoring our Fallen Veterans

Celebrate Veterans Day by joining the George Mason District Crews, Troops, and Packs for “Flags-in” – placing American Flags on the graves of fallen veterans.


Class-A Uniforms

The Scouts will gather in the Chapel at:

The National Memorial Park, 7482 Lee Highway, Falls Church, VA 22042

 

Schedule:

                    11:30am – arrive and sign in

                    12:00 noon – Pizza Delivery and flag placement training

                    01:00pm – Begin flag placement

                    01:00pm, 2:00pm and 3:00pm – TAPS blown (buglers needed)

                    03:30pm – Probable completion of event

On Veterans Day 2018, approximately 140 Scouts plus parents/Scouters from our District and others nearby participated in this patriotic activity.  Scout service hours (3 hours) will be available.  Each participating Scout earns a unique patch and rocker.  Cemetery Staff will supply flags, drinks and the pizza lunch.

For more information, please contact:

Russell Pittman at (571) 354-7378 or ruspittman@gmail.com

Video:  In Honor of Our Veterans

How to Identify Veteran’s Graves

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