Memorial flags planted in Old Main lawn

Matthew Swisher of the Veteran Outreach Center, Amber Cheremsak and Alex Manjarrez of Western Stars and Stripes placed American flags into the Old Main lawn on Monday, May 18, 2015. 

The 150 flags are in memory of 150 soldiers from Washington state who lost their lives in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Memorial Day is Monday, May 25.

The flags will come down at 4 p.m. Friday, May 22.

Photos by Jake Parrish / WWU Communications and Marketing intern