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      Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton wants D.C. included in Armed Forces's flag raise practice

      (Photo: Creative Commons/flickr)

      A ceremony will be held Monday morning at the DC war memorial on the National Mall to honor veterans and to{}urge the inclusion of the District in the military's raising of the flags tradition.

      D.C. delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton is pushing for a measure that would require the Armed Forces to display the D.C. flag whenever the flags of the 50 states are displayed.{}

      She's upset that the Navy did not raise the city's flag when District resident Jonathan Rucker graduated from the nation's only naval boot camp.

      Rucker's parents will speak at Monday's ceremony.