Scouts place flags on gravestones of veterans for Memorial Day

Photos by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers

  • Alex Sobierajski, 16, of Boy Scout Troop 753 places an American flag on the fire pit during a retirement ceremony for old and worn flags at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park May 26 in Westlake Village. Scouts also placed hundreds of flags at the gravesite of veterans during the annual event.

  • Nick Dean, 11, of Boy Scout Troop 761 places an American flag on the grave of a veteran at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park May 26 in Westlake Village.

  • Nolan Ironhill, 11, of Troop 689 in Simi Valley carries American flags that will be placed on the grave site of veterans at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park May 26 in Westlake Village.

  • Jocelyn Lueranos, 12, of Girl Scout Troop 60246 in Simi Valley places an American flag on the grave of a veteran at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park May 26 in Westlake Village.

  • Mckenzie Quinton, 11, right, of American Heritage Girls Troop 1412 places an American flag on the grave of a veteran at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park May 26 in Westlake Village.