Immediate Past Post 25 Commander Paul Bartz giving instructions before the start of the event.


Placing U.S. flags at veterans' graves Memorial Day weekend

American Legion Braxton-Perkins Post 25 - Newport News , VA

American Legion Braxton-Perkins Post 25 in Newport News, Va., and other groups placed U.S. flags on Saturday, May 27, at Peninsula Memorial Park, Greenlawn and Pleasant Shade cemeteries.

Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA Chapter 358 "Raptor Chapter") out of Langley Air Force Base, Newport News Shipyard civilian employees, members from Fort Eustis and members of the community came out and helped out in placing U.S. flags at veterans' graves at the three local cemeteries. Folks made sure to honor the servicemembers who gave the ultimate sacrifice remembrance and honor by placing a flag near their headstones.

On Tuesday, May 30, these same groups retrieved the same flags for transport back to Post 25. #americanlegion #valegion #3rddistrictva #alpost25va #alaunit25va #airforcesergeantsassociation #afsachapter358 #NewportNewsShipyard #peninsulamemorial #memorialdayweekend #newportnewsva #NewportNewsVirginia

Air Sergeants Association from Langley Air Force Base.

Newport News Shipyard.

Folks looking for veterans' graves.

Looking for veterans' graves.

Bartz and American Legion Auxiliary Unit 25 President Kathy Czarnecki with folks at a veteran's grave.

American Legion Post 25 Commander William Chan placing flags at Greenlawn Cemetery. Chan and Czarnecki placed flags at both Peninsula Memorial and Greenlawn cemeteries.

Greenlawn Cemetery.

Greenlawn Cemetery.
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