VA does about-face, OKs Veterans Day flag placement ceremony

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Federal officials did an about-face, reversing an earlier decision to cancel a Veterans Day flag placement ceremony at Riverside National Cemetery, which will now go forward under specified conditions, organizers confirmed last week. “The administrative staff at Riverside National Cemetery … did not give up the fight and continued discussions with top Veterans Administration administrators to come up with a solution of how to honor every veteran buried at Riverside National Cemetery,” Brennan Leininger with Garden Grove-based Honoring Our Fallen said. “I am happy to report that through their hard work and dedication to serving the community, they have been able to agree on a way to continue with our ‘A Flag for Every Hero’ program while following current guidelines.” Ov
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