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Visitors honor loved ones at Floral Haven Cemetery for Memorial Day

Posted at 10:15 PM, May 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-27 23:25:11-04

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. -- Crowds continue to filter in Floral Haven Cemetery to honor their loved ones who paid the ultimate sacrifice for freedom here in America.

Floral Haven in Broken Arrow has a JROTC member constantly guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, just like you see at Arlington National Cemetery. 

Through Memorial Day Weekend, they have the members switch every half hour during the day, and every hour at night, making sure someone is always there this weekend.

They also did the Reading of the Honor Roll Sunday afternoon, naming all the veterans in alphabetical order who were buried at Floral Haven in the past year.

There are thousands of American flags placed throughout the cemetery, and a small one at each grave, too.

Memorial Day ceremonies continue with the National Moment of Remembrance at 3 p.m. and the Boy Scouts of America leading the Retiring of the Colors at 5 p.m. at Floral Haven Cemetery.

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