Remembering fallen heroes at Cincinnati’s Subject of Recollections

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A thousand flags now flutter across Cincinnati’s field of memory, each flag representing the life and story of a fallen hero. A group of 70 volunteers helped plant these flags in Arlington Memorial Gardens the Wednesday before Memorial Day weekend. The field faces the Ronald Reagan Highway, which is seen by thousands who pass by every day. “Last year the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way we work, but in this sixth year of the event we are excited to welcome the public back to honor, remember and celebrate the men and women who are the ultimate Our nation has made sacrifices for defense, “said Dan Applegate, president of Arlington Memorial Gardens.” We are told time and time again that the location of the huge flag field evokes spontaneous, tingly reactions that remind visitors why Memorial Day is so meaningful. The flags are hoisted and lit on 7-foot poles and displayed to the public

A thousand flags now flutter across Cincinnati’s field of memory, each flag representing the life and story of a fallen hero.

A group of 70 volunteers helped plant these flags in Arlington Memorial Gardens the Wednesday before Memorial Day weekend.

The field faces the Ronald Reagan Highway, which is seen by thousands who pass by every day.

“Last year the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way we work, but in this sixth year of the event we are excited to welcome the public back to honor, remember and celebrate the men and women who are the ultimate Our nation has made sacrifices for the defense, “said Dan Applegate, president of Arlington Memorial Gardens.

“We are told again and again that the location of the huge flag field provokes spontaneous, tingling reactions that remind visitors why the Memorial Day is so significant.”

The flags are hoisted and lit on 7-foot poles and displayed to the public