VFW honors the fallen


This Memorial Day, the Virl “Pa” Haga VFW Post 10221 honored those veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country.

VFW post and auxiliary members, along with members of the community, performed services including a color guard and an honor guard at Hickerson Memorial Cemetery, the Anchor Point Kallman Cemetery and Ninilchik’s American Legion Cemetery on Monday.

Post members and volunteers conducted cemetery cleanups during the prior weekend in preparation for the memorial services. During the cleanup, they also placed American flags at each of the graves belonging to a fallen service member.

Post 10221 is the only VFW in the state to perform honor guard services

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