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Department of Veteran’s Affairs Bans Boy Scouts From Placing Flags At Graves On Memorial Day

The following article, Department of Veteran’s Affairs Bans Boy Scouts From Placing Flags At Graves On Memorial Day, was first published on Flag And Cross.

Many heads of cities, states, and federal government agencies have taken “social distancing” to a level nobody could’ve ever imagined – at least not in America.

Here’s just another wild example.

From Fox News:

A longtime Memorial Day weekend tradition to honor veterans is now canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, but there are persisting calls to bring it back.

For decades, the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and other groups have devoted part of the holiday to place small American flags at the graves of veterans and those who have given the ultimate sacrifice as a way to honor our country’s war heroes.

Continued:

Yet this year the Department of Veteran’s Affairs has prohibited public events at the sites because of COVID-19. The Boy Scouts and other groups have been barred from carrying out the mass flag placements.

And here’s more COVID-19 randomness, via Twitter…

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