Remembering the Fallen

Encampment citizens honor veterans


Kaitlyn and Jaden Campbell

Avenue of Flags at Encampment Cemetary during Memorial Day.

by Kaitlyn and

Jaden Campbell

The sun was shining down in Encampment on this past Memorial Day as friends and family came together to honor the fallen. Since 1984, VFW Post 1625 has held the Memorial Day Ceremony at the Encampment cemetery. This tradition is a reminder to the community to give thanks for veterans and fallen soldiers alike. It was continued this year through the hardships the public faces due to Covid-19.

Along with the ceremony, the Post places American flags on the graves of all veterans. The Memorial Day ceremony took place among these flags. This important sentiment was...

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