War vets’ service remembered

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Members of the Marine Corps League of Metairie, a civic organization similar to the American Legion but made up entirely by former Marines, prepares a flag for a proper folding ceremony during a Memorial Day Program at the Southeast Louisiana War Veterans’ Home in Reserve Friday afternoon. The flag is folded 13 times and each fold is said to have a specific meaning. There are several scripts used by sever organizations that conduct folding ceremonies. (Staff photo by Robin Shannon)