Fort Jackson Memorial Day ceremony

COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) - They gave their lives so that we may live free.

There was a memorial ceremony at Fort Jackson National Cemetery Monday. It was a ceremony to honor fallen heroes.

Thousands of headstones were marked with an American Flag placed by volunteers from American Legion Post 195 and the South Carolina National Guard.

Over 1.3 million Americans have given their lives for the United States of America.