Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Days of remembrance.(Mountain View)

Veterans Post Displays Flags To Celebrate Traditional and Observed Memorial Days

Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ike Cole Post 3370 located between Moriarty and McIntosh put up 48 flags Monday to honor deceased veterans.

The post will celebrate Memorial Day on Friday, which is the traditional Memorial Day.

According to Post Commander Lou Burns, the VFW puts up the flags on the observed Memorial Day, the traditional Memorial Day, the Fourth of July and on Veterans Day.

The flags are burial flags of members of the post as well as many nonmembers have donated to honor their loved ones.

"They are very delicate," Burns said.

On Friday, the post will begin its celebration at 2 p. …

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