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Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts Help Mark Veterans Graves

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Local Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops helped the Richland County Veterans' Service Commission by marking the graves of veterans for Memorial Day. Flag holders were straightened and fixed to hold new flags.

"About 150 Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts showed up today to honor these veterans," said Anthony Delong, Executive Director of the Richland County Veterans Service Commission. "By placing and adorning their grave with an American flag. We're honored to be able to honor these veterans."

More than 1,000 graves were given fresh stickers and flags as part of the service to pay tribute to our fallen heroes.

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