Many remembered fallen military men and women by placing flags on grave sites

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -  

In the spirit of remembrance this Memorial Day weekend, groups across the nation placed flags a grave sites today.

Youth groups and others, who wanted to participate, placed flags on graves at the Bakersfield National Cemetery.

It’s a way to honor those in military service who protect this country.

It’s also a way to remember those members of the armed forced who have passed.

Some families believe even the presence of the cemetery has a powerful meaning.

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