Sun, May 30 | Bushnell

SSS - Flags For Fallen Vets 5.30.21

Join us as we participate in Flags For Fallen Vets at Florida National Cemetery.
SSS - Flags For Fallen Vets 5.30.21

Time & Location

May 30, 8:00 AM
Bushnell, 6502 SW 102nd Ave, Bushnell, FL 33513, USA

About the Event

We are meeting for breakfast at 7:00am at the Cracker Barrel at exit 301 off I75. (PLEASE NOTE THE RACTRAC IS NOT OPEN ON THIS EXIT)

Convoy Info:

Meeting at Cracker Barrel (Exit 301 on I75) at 8:00 and leaving at 8:15 SHARP. We will leave from Cracker Barrel and head to the cemetery.

Event Info:

Arrive at Florida National Cemetery and proceed to the Section as designated on your ticket to arrive not later than 9:00AM. Expect heavy traffic near the cemetery. RAIN OR SHINE, we will proceed. 

What to bring

•  A screw driver and hammer 

• Your own bottled drinking water 

Your Section Team Leader will be waiting for you at your section

• Flags will be passed out to volunteers at 9:00 AM. 

• Volunteers with loved ones buried in the cemetery will be allowed to place flags on their graves before others are permitted to place any flags. 

Placing the Flags 

• Flags only go on the front of a headstone or marker; none on the back, even if there is a name there. 

• Place the flag 12 inches from the CENTER of gravestone or marker, and 4 inches deep. Use four inch screw driver as needed. 

• Columbarium placement is one flag in front of each column in the trench that already exists. 

What to say when placing the flag 

• Read the veteran’s name aloud and thank them for their service and sacrifice.

  • Flags For Fallen Vets

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