American flags suitable for placing on veterans graves will be available at County Judge Clark Hall's office from Wednesday morning until the end of the working day Friday according to American Legion Post 41 Commander John Edwards.

American flags suitable for placing on veterans graves will be available at County Judge Clark Hall's office from Wednesday morning until the end of the working day Friday according to American Legion Post 41 Commander John Edwards.

Edwards announced Tuesday that the flag distribution is a joint effort of County Judge Hall and the local American Legion Post.

“We are working together to honor departed veterans this Memorial Day,” commented Edwards.

Memorial Day is Monday.

The flags became available Wednesday morning in Hall's office on the second floor of the Phillips County Courthouse on Cherry Street in downtown Helena. The flags, said Edwards, were donated by Post 41 members in memory of long-time Post 41 member, David Solomon, who passed away earlier this year.

“Honoring the memories of those veterans who are no longer with us is the proper thing to do,” stated Hall. “I am proud to work with Post 41to make these flags available to the public.”

Edwards noted the importance of remembering veterans on Memorial Day.

“This is the day that we have set aside to honor our departed comrades and it is a day that we remember their sacrifices,” said Edwards.

The number of flags available are limited. Only one flag will be provided per grave. Flags will be available during normal courthouse working hours.