Fewer veterans seek local support

A memorial day tradition at a Terre Haute cemetery revealed a sad trend of aging military veterans, especially those who are part of local organizations like the VFW.

The groups play important roles in ceremonies like the one today at Highland Lawn Cemetery.

Veterans led the memorial service, joining in on the salutes and helping raise and lower the flag, but fewer returning military men and women are joining the organizations.

It’s already a concern at some of the local posts, worried about who will manage the services in the future.

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