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Get in the spirit of Memorial Day weekend and volunteer your service for those who served for us.

The Rock Island National Cemetery is looking for volunteers to place American flags at the headstones of fallen service members in honor of Memorial Day.

The placing of the flags will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 22, 2014 and will happen rain or shine.

In the event of severe weather, flag placement will be moved to 4:00 p.m., Friday, May 23, 2014.

Work to remove the flags is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 weather permitting.

All volunteers need to show up inside the cemetery to receive flags and instructions.

For more information, you can call (309) 782-2094.

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