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Veterans to clean Beaufort National Cemetery for Memorial Day

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BEAUFORT COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -  The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced a Volunteer Day at the Beaufort National Cemetery on Tuesday to clean the headstones.

All 21,000 headstones will be cleaned in preparation for the upcoming Memorial Day.

The local military and Veteran Service Organizations will be attending this event, intended to be a day of patriotism and fellowship.

Cleaning begins at 8 a.m. and will last until about 4:30 p.m.

All hands are welcome.

Volunteers are requested to bring a bucket, brush, sponge, and rag.

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