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:
And here’s drone video by Keith Hausher: