Gabrial Holcomb places an American Flag on a grave of a veteran at Mountain View Cemetery Saturday morning (Ernie Over photo)

Volunteers place 1,477 flags at graves of veteran’s Saturday at Mountain View Cemetery

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Riverton’s Mountain View Cemetery was a beehive of activity on Saturday morning as about 60 volunteers showed up to place American Flags at the graves of veterans. A total of 1,477 flags were used today, an increase from 1,402 last year. “In 19 years, these are the most volunteers we’ve ever had,” said Bob Belding, who coordinates the annual flag distribution for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Riverton. “This is just great to see such a good turnout.”