Flag Planting – 2022

Flag Planting at the Presidio – San Francisco National Cemetery
Saturday, May 28, 2022

Each Memorial Day, the San Francisco National Cemetery hosts one of the largest commemorations in California where people gather to honor those who have passed while serving their country.

Scouts at a Flags ceremony at Presidio for Memorial Day flag planting

Today, hundreds of Scouts and community members across the Council and Bay Area joined forces as we planted 26,000 flags to honor all those veterans laid to rest at the San Francisco National Cemetery.

Scouts planting flags at grave markers
Scout leader in a moment of reflection at the Presidio flag planting event

His motivation was the common good, his life was service, his love was the people.
Inscription from a headstone

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