Cemetery volunteers are needed for placement of American flags on Thursday, May 26. The Rock Island National Cemetery is seeking volunteers to place American flags at the headstones of fallen service members in honor of Memorial Day. Work to place the flags will begin at 4 p.m., Thursday, May 26 rain or shine.

Please plan to arrive early due to the incredible support from the greater Quad Cities area, which will result in high traffic into the Cemetery. In the event of severe weather, flag placement will be 4 p.m., Friday, May 27.

Flag placement set for May 26 at Rock Island National Cemetery

All volunteers need to show up inside the cemetery to receive flags and instructions.

For more information, call 309-782-2094. Hotdogs will be served to participants and volunteers at the conclusion of flag placement. Work to remove the flags begins at 8 a.m., Tuesday, May 31 weather permitting.

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