Photos: Placing flags for vets who took their own lives

Photos: Placing flags for vets who took their own lives

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US Navy Iraq war veteran Jeff Hensley helps to set up 1,892 American flags on the National Mall in Washington, DC, on March 27, 2014. The Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans installed the flags to represent the 1,892 veterans and service members who committed suicide this year as part of the "We've Got Your Back: IAVA's Campaign to Combat Suicide." AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

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Posted on March 27, 2014 at 10:17 PM

Updated Thursday, Mar 27 at 11:17 PM

Photos as 1,892 American flags are set up on the National Mall in Washington, DC, on March 27, 2014. The Iraq and Afghanistan veterans installed the flags to represent the 1,892 veterans and service members who committed suicide this year as part of the 'We've Got Your Back: IAVA's Campaign to Combat Suicide.'

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