Field of Flags tribute in Middletown honors fallen soldiers

The Field of Flags tribute includes 6,742 flags, which take up much of the lawn at the Westminster Presbyterian Church. (10/20/13)

MIDDLETOWN - A collection of American flags along Tindall Road in Middletown is paying tribute to every life lost during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The Field of Flags tribute includes 6,742 flags, which take up much of the lawn at the Westminster Presbyterian Church.

The collection also represents the 124 soldiers from New Jersey that died during the wars.

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The names of the deceased will also go on a billboard on the lawn within the next week.

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