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Flags for Fallen Vets – Flag Recovery

June 4, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Flags for Fallen Vets

On the day before Memorial Day the Houston A&M Club joins thousands of other volunteers to place over 80,000 flags at Houston National Cemetary. The following Saturday, rain or shine, volunteers return to recover the flags, clean and store them.

This year’s Flag Recovery will take place on:

Date: Saturday, June 4th

Time: 9:00 a.m. – Noon (approximately)

Location: Houston National Cemetery, 10410 Veterans Memorial Dr. Houston, TX 77038.

We will meet and start at Sections U/U1’U2 (at the back of cemetery). Jim Thorpe ’78 will provide you with a map.

Additional Information: Please wear your Maroon and White and bring a 5 gallon buckets (or something similar to collect flags), rags, folding or camp chair and bottled water. 

There are unlimited volunteer slots for this year’s Flag Recovery. To join us for this special morning of service please contact Jim Thorpe ’78 at thorpejim@comcast.net or 713-249-4678 by Thursday, June 2nd.

If you cannot participate in person, but would still like to help, please consider contributing to Flagsforfallenvets.com for the Houston National Cemetery. Donations help resupply flags, and cover transportation and storage costs. Any amount helps.