Volunteers begin set up for Boots on the Ground memorial in Newport

Volunteers Begin Set Up For Boots On The Ground Memorial In Newport

Boots on the Ground. (WLNE-TV)

NEWPORT, R.I. (WLNE) — About 100 volunteers started setting up the Boots on the Ground memorial ahead of Memorial Day.

The volunteers gathered at Fort Adams at 9 a.m. Tuesday to start setting up.

Families will gather to place the boots of the Rhode Island Fall at 6:30 p.m. Friday.

The Rhode Island National Guard will play a patriotic concert at 5 p.m. Sunday.

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