Memorial Day services across northeast Kansas

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American flags stand at the grave markers of US soldiers at the Los Angeles National Cemetery, placed there by Boy and Girl Scouts. Every Memorial Day, thousands of Boy and Girl Scouts from all over Southern California place flags at every grave marker and headstone as part of the Scouts’ annual Flag Placement Ceremony. Shot on a cloudy spring day.

(KSNT) – Several cemeteries and organizations across our viewing area are holding services this weekend for Memorial Day.

  • 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley
    • 11:40 a.m. Monday, May 31 at the Post Cemetery, 193 Huebner Rd.
    • This is open to the public, but if you don’t have a Department of Defense ID card, you need to arrive early at the Henry Gate Visitor Control Center to get a pass.
    • The ceremony will be shared on Fort Riley’s Facebook page starting at 11:40 a.m.
  • Memorial Park Cemetery
    • 10 a.m. Monday, May 31 at 3616 SW 6th Ave.
    • A Kansas National Guard representative will speak and present a wreath of remembrance.
  • Mount Hope
    • 11 a.m. Monday, May 31 at 4700 SW 17th St.
    • A Kansas National Guard representative will speak. There will also be Color Guards, live music from Capital City Chorus and refreshments.

This is a developing list. It will be updated as we learn about more services.

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