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Fort Benning decorates headstones for Memorial Day

FORT BENNING, GA (WTVM) -

Fort Benning is getting an early start to Memorial Day weekend.

Eight thousand American flags are now on headstones at the Main Post Cemetery. Soldiers placed the flags there throughout the day.

There will also be a wreath laying ceremony on May 23. The ceremony is open to the public.      

Fort Benning will not host any services on Memorial Day, which is on May 26.

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