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"Flags-In" ceremony held ahead of Memorial Day

USATODAY.com Thursday, 21 May 2020
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)
 
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