Veterans organizations putting flags on veterans graves in Carson City on Friday

The Disabled American Veterans and other local veteran organizations within the Carson City area will be putting U.S. Flags on veterans graves at Veterans Cemetery located in the Lone Mountain Cemetery at 4 p.m. Friday. Other groups that will be assisting are local Elks Lodge, Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC), Boys Scouts and Girl Scouts. All youth groups are encouraged to participate At this time a flag will be available to those who want to post one on veterans’ graves in other areas of the cemetery. Following Memorial Day activities at 4 p.m. Monday, May 30, flags will be removed from the graves. The public is encouraged to participate in placing and removing of the flags. For more information contact Ron Gutzman at 775-882-6528.

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