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UMA kicks off Veterans Week with a flag folding Featured

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UMA kicks off Veterans Week with a flag folding

BANGOR - Students and staff at the University of Maine at Augusta in Bangor are using the week to honor our veterans .

The college held a veteran recognition flag folding and lunch and learn Monday afternoon.

 

Veterans taught students and faculty how to properly fold the American Flag. While organizers explained the meanings of each individual fold.

 

Officials say it's all for the vets.

 

Americorp Vista Volunteer Samuel Cannon said "We want to say thank you to them and make sure they feel welcome at this school and show to the veterans that we are a veteran friendly school."

 

This is part of the 3rd year of the Americorp Vista program at the campus ...

 

The lunch and learn was held after the lesson.