Daily Archives: September 11, 2016

Flags of Valor

 

Flags of Valor pays honor and tribute to all American servicemen and women who have fallen in a theater of the war on terror, since 9/11.

Their current installation, on Art Hill in Forest Park, marks the 15th anniversary of 9/11.

Fifteen years today.

This is powerful, powerful stuff.

7,041 flags.  More than 7,000 lives lost in a senseless war that is never going to end.

D and I wandered around for a while.  I repeatedly choked back tears.

Listen for the sound of the dog tags on the metal flagpoles:

D went a different direction and grabbed these super photos:

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And here’s drone video by Keith Hausher: