Annual Flags-In Event Held At Arlington Cemetery Ahead Of Memorial Day

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA - MAY 23: Members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, also known as the "Old Guard," place flags at the headstones of U.S. military personnel buried at Arlington National Cemetery ahead of Memorial Day, on May 23, 2024 in Arlington, Virginia. Nearly 1,500 joint service members will spend around four hours placing small American flags in front of more than 260,000 headstones. The cemetery, consisting of 639 acres, is the final resting place of approximately 400,000 veterans and their dependents. (Photo by Kent Nishimura/Getty Images)
Annual Flags-In Event Held At Arlington Cemetery Ahead Of Memorial Day