April 3, 2018

Flags for Every Hero

Author: KARE 11 Staff  |  Published: 11:25 AM CDT March 12, 2018  |  Updated: 2:13 PM CDT March 30, 2018 Help put flags on every grave at Fort Snelling on Memorial Day The goal is to purchase flags that can be placed on every grave each Memorial Day. Support by buying flags and volunteering to place the flags on the graves. MINNEAPOLIS – KARE 11 is teaming up with Flags for Fort Snelling, the Mall of America and RBCU to honor those that have served in the United States Military by raising the funds needed to honor the heroes laid to rest at the Fort Snelling National Cemetery with an American Flag
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A Look Back: 2016 Flags For Fort Snelling 2016 Kare 11 Memorial Day Coverage Flags for Fort Snelling started with meager beginnings- Take a look back at where we were and how far we have come. Just two years ago, our organization “couldn’t possibly do them all”, but with the continued contribution of Veteran-supporting organizations, companies and individuals, we’re prepared to make history for Memorial Day 2018! http://www.kare11.com/video/news/flags-for-fort-snelling/89-2206089  
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KARE 11 is teaming up with Flags for Fort Snelling and the Mall of America to honor those that have served in the United States Military by raising the funds needed to honor the heroes laid to rest at the Fort Snelling National Cemetery with an American Flag on Memorial Day. Help put flags on every grave at Ft. Snelling on Memorial Day The goal is to purchase flags that can be placed on every grave each Memorial Day. Support by buying flags and volunteering to place the flags on the graves. Author: KARE 11 Staff Published: 11:25 AM CDT March 12, 2018 Updated: 1:19 PM
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February 17, 2018

Kare 11 on Flags FS

Flags for Fort Snelling works to make sure heroes are not forgotten Kare 11 on Flags for Fort Snelling 2017 Interview with Matthew Foy  |  Fort Snelling National Cemetery This Memorial Day weekend, people around the country will pay tribute to the nation’s fallen heroes. In the Twin Cities, one local group is on a mission to make sure those heroes aren’t forgotten.
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Local non-profit to put flags on every Ft. Snelling gravesite’ (KMSP) – Local non-profit, Flags for Fort Snelling is planning to put American Flags in front of EVERY gravestone in Fort Snelling – all 200,000 of them – as a way to help kids understand what Memorial Day is really about. http://www.fox9.com/good-day/256029537-story Proudly Sponsored by VantagePoint Marketing, LLC
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http://www.93x.com/2017/05/22/fort-snelling-flag-volunteers FORT SNELLING FLAG VOLUNTEERS HAMS NEWS / MAY 22, 2017 Memorial Day is just around the corner, and Fort Snelling is looking for help to place tens of thousands of American flags on the graves of those buried in the National Cemetery there.  They need both monetary donations to pay for the 180,000 flags and help placing them. Click HERE to help out. – Ross [Fort Snelling] Proudly Sponsored by VantagePoint Marketing, LLC
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Fort Snelling needs help to cover the cemetery with flags this Memorial Day Proudly Sponsored by VantagePoint Marketing, LLC
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Group aims to cover Fort Snelling cemetery in Memorial Day flags Proudly Sponsored by VantagePoint Marketing, LLC
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May 11, 2016

Memorial Day History

The History of Memorial Day According to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, their website describes Memorial day as the following: [Read Full Article on the VAs Official Website] Memorial Day History Three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head of an organization of Union veterans — the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) — established Decoration Day as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the war dead with flowers. Maj. Gen. John A. Logan declared that Decoration Day should be observed on May 30. It is believed that date was
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February 12, 2016

Trust Vets Events

New & Exclusive Trust Vets Events and Specials just for you! We want to take a moment to highlight the continued efforts of Trust Vets. In the public eye, you’ll see their mission to connect America with Veterans in Business; encouraging America to use the TrustVets.com Business Directory every time they are looking to hire a local service. The part the public doesn’t see as much of, are the amazing events and opportunities that Trust Vets presents to their members to support each other. You wouldn’t believe some of the amazing stories Trust Vets has helped to create. From incredible success stories of
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Volunteering for Memorial Day at the Fort Snelling National Cemetery Today I spoke with a close friend of mine who was feeling badly about not being able to volunteer on Memorial Day at the Fort Snelling National Cemetery. She and her family are part of a tradition of camping with other close friends and their families. They make amazing memories with their children, but are sure to not forget the reason behind the holiday. Of course, we do not want anyone to feel guilty for not being in town to volunteer on Memorial Day at the Fort Snelling National Cemetery. In fact,
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February 7, 2016

Flags for Fort Snelling 2016

Flags for Fort Snelling 2016 Our very first blog? I guess the saying is true… time really does fly when you’re having fun! I just want to take a moment to write on a personal level about FFFS and the efforts that have been happening since last May. As I reflect on Flags for Fort Snelling, I can’t help but chuckle a bit. The mission behind FFFS is an honorable one, yet the story behind its growth does have a bit of humor. My name is Rocky Borchardt. I am a single mother of one very amazing and driven young girl.
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