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Hill of Heroes on display through end of week

Several American flags on a hill in front of a memorial.
The Hill of Heroes has been installed at the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond for four years. (Photo Credit: Virginia War Memorial)

If you drive by the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond, you’ll see 12,000 small American flags lining the property. The display is called the “Hill of Heroes,” and it honors the lives of members of the U.S. Armed Forces who made the ultimate sacrifice for this country. The installation will be available for public viewings until July 8.  

VPM News Morning Edition Host Phil Liles spoke with Dr. Clay Mountcastle, the director of the Virginia War Memorial, about how the project got started.  

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