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Scouts place flags and lei at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

Scouts placed flags and lei Sunday on graves at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. The Memorial Day Good Turn, held by Scouting America, Aloha Council, is the longest-running Scout service project on Oahu, with Scouts decorating every grave at Punchbowl.

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Scouts gather to place flags and lei on the graves at Punchbowl.
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Flags ready to be put on graves.
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Scouts gather to place flags and lei on the graves at Punchbowl.
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Scouts gather to place flags and lei on the graves at Punchbowl.
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Ethan Saccamanno, Troop 201, putting a flag on grave of Martin O’May, WWII medal of honor winner.
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Rylee Kim, right, of pack 201, placing lei.
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Corey Yasuda, left, was helping son, Eli, put flags onto graves for Troop 201.
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Scouts placing flags and lei on the graves at Punchbowl.
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Ryan Wilcox, troop 97, salutes after placing flag on grave of Senator Daniel Inouye and wife, Margaret.
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Ryan Wilcox, troop 97, paused to take a photo with his mother, Amy.
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Scouts placing flags and lei on the graves at Punchbowl.
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The Memorial Day Good Turn, held by Scouting America, Aloha Council, is the longest-running and biggest Scout service project on Oahu, with Scouts decorating every grave at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific with flags and flower lei.