13 Jun '16, 5pm

On a day that symbolizes the nation, remembering the forgotten soldiers

On a day that symbolizes the nation, remembering the forgotten soldiers

View Photo Gallery » The new gravestone of Private Edward Stewart, a World War I veteran whose grave at the St. Agnes Cemetery in Menands, N.Y. remained unmarked from 1963 until this year. Albany Diocesan Cemeteries Image Gallery Image Gallery Related The program for the 2016 Flag Day ceremony at St. Agnes Cemetery in Menands, N.Y. (PDF) WASHINGTON — There were no markers on their graves or families laying flowers at their final resting place. Their service to this country, memorable in times of war, had long been forgotten. But Tuesday is Flag Day. And in a small town in upstate New York, 27 headstones recently placed on graves that had long remained unmarked will be dedicated with full military honors, to men who served their country in life but became anonymous in death. “We make a promise in our cemetery that no soldier is forgotten,” said Kelly Grimaldi, historian for...

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