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Old Guard placing flags at the Arlington National Cemetery ahead of Memorial Day. (Credit: Kris Ankarlo/NewsRadio 99.1)

Old Guard Places Flags at Arlington Cemetery Ahead of Memorial Day

More than 200,000 flags are up in Arlington National Cemetery, a solemn reminder that Memorial Day weekend is about sacrifice and remembrance.


A solider from the 3rd US Infantry Regiment, 'The Old Guard,' places flags at grave sites during the 'Flags-In' ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, on May 22, 2014. A small US flag was placed one foot in front of more than 220,000 graves in the cemetery to mark Memorial Day. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Old Guard Places Flags at Arlington

At Arlington National Cemetery, honoring 150 years of sacrifice can take just about three hours.


Spc. Nathaniel Chartier stands guard outside the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery on Jan. 7, 2014. (Photo credit: U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jose A. Torres Jr.)

Tomb Sentinels Brave Bitter Cold at Arlington National Cemetery

Lots of people, including postal workers and garbage men, still have to report to work despite the historic cold that hit the region today.