Ron Nanfito, who served in the U.S. Navy from 1966 to 1970, helps run the event.
"It used to take us a day, day and a half. I think two years, it was done in 37 minutes," said Nanfito.
That's after The Veterans of Vietnam, Middletown, Inc. asked the public for help, and every Memorial Day Weekend they continue to show up. People of all ages, especially, children eager to help.
"I like putting the flags on the ground because when I get older I want to be in the military," said Eagle Scout Maxton Ripp, of Killingworth.
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