SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Team members at MGM Springfield helped place American flags on the graves of veterans in the Saint Aloysius Cemetery on Tuesday.

The flagging is done twice a year by community volunteers, on Memorial Day and Veterans Day. Volunteers were at Saint Aloysius Cemetery Tuesday flagging each and every grave. MGM Springfield workers pitched in, they said it was an important way to support the community in which they work.

“This is personally significant to each of us. We’re all touched in some way by the military community so its a wonderful way to recognize our heroes,” said MGM Springfield President Chris Kelley.

A Springfield official said they’ve been partnering with MGM volunteers for four years now and they wouldn’t be able to do the work without them.

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