Fox 9 News on Flags for Fort Snelling 2017

May 22

Local non-profit to put flags on every Ft. Snelling grave’

– Local non-profit Flags for Fort Snelling is planning to put American Flags at 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


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93x on Flags for Fort Snelling 2017

May 22

http://www.93x.com/2017/05/22/fort-snelling-flag-volunteers

FORT SNELLING FLAG VOLUNTEERS

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]

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KLFD Radio on Flags for Fort Snelling

May 22

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Pioneer Press on Flags for Fort Snelling- 2016

May 27

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Memorial Day History

May 11

The History of Memorial Day

According to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, their website describes Memorial day as the following:

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Flags-for-Fort-Snelling-Memorial-Day-American-Veterans-Flags-Kare-11-Pic1Memorial 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

Trust Vets Events

Feb 12

New & Exclusive Trust Vets Events and Specials just for you!

Trust-Vets_Veteran-Online-Business-Directory_LogoWe 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

Memorial Day at the Fort Snelling National Cemetery

Feb 09

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. Flags-for-Fort-Snelling-Memorial-Day-American-Veterans-FlagsOf course, we do not want anyone to feel guilty for not being in town to volunteer on Memorial Day at

Flags for Fort Snelling 2016

Feb 07

Flags for Fort Snelling 2016

Our very first blog? I guess the saying is true… time really does fly when you’re having fun! Flags-for-Fort-Snelling_Veterans-Cemetary-Memorial-Day-Logo2I 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