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Military Heroes Garden of Flags on the Boston Common

On Thursday, May 22, the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund will host a service at 10:30 a.m. at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument on Boston Common.

The event will include the reading of the names of Bay State service members who have died as a result of active duty post-Sept, 11, 2001.

The reading will take place among a flag garden with 37,000 miniature American flags honoring the sacrifices of all fallen Massachusetts service men and women dating back to the Revolutionary War. Flags will be in place from Thursday through sundown on Monday, May 28.

About the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund

The nonprofit is dedicated to the families of military service personnel from Massachusetts who have died in service to the United States.

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