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By Ed Moreth 

VFW honors original Memorial Day


Ed Moreth

SYMBOL OF FREEDOM – VFW Post 3596 Post Commander Ron Kilbury lays an American flag at Plains Cemetery last Saturday in remembrance of lost military veterans as part of Memorial Day services.

For most Americans, Memorial Day was celebrated last Monday, but Plains VFW Post 3596 is dedicated to following the tradition by holding its ceremony to honor lost military veterans on May 30, the original Memorial Day with roots that date nearly back to the Civil War.

The ceremony at Plains Cem...

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