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Honoring Our Military


May 11, 2024 - 9:00am to 10:30am

St. Mary's Cemetery, 141 Sprain Road, off Tuckahoe Rd. with American Legion Post. Arrive 10 minutes early to park and assemble for opening ceremony at 9am.

New scouts welcome! Bring a friend!

Honoring Our Military – Placing Flags at Veterans’ Graves with Bajart and Ernest Pasqua Posts

All family members are welcome. Bring a friend!  

 

What to Bring, What to Wear

  • Scouts can wear their full Class A uniform. Scouts going to or coming from a sports game can wear their team uniform.

  • Bring a 6" screwdriver to make a hole in the dirt for the small wooden flag.
  • Flags will be provided by the City of Yonkers Veterans Affairs Office.

 

Schedule

  • 8:50am:  Arrive and park

  • 9:00am:  Opening Ceremony, Prayer & Taps

  • 9:15am:  Instructions, Group Photo, followed by flagging graves. Scouts will be paired with a Veteran as they go around the cemetery. 

  • 9:20am to 10:30am:  End. NOTE: Families may leave sooner if necessary.

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Map of St Mary's for Flag Decoration May
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