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Flags for Fallen Vets – Flag Recovery

June 5, 2021 @ 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. No matter the weather, all flags go out or none. 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 5

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) CLICK HERE to link to the Houston National Cemetery site and click on “Cemetary Map” on the right side of the page.

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 water. There is currently a chance of rain, so please check the forecast and plan accordingly.

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 3.

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.