Lebanon, IL (KSDK) - Volunteers are needed to read names of fallen soldiers at McKendree University.

A local Marine and "The Fight Continues" has organized the reading that will happen Friday, November 9 at 600 locations across the United States in honor of Veterans Day.

McKendree is one of several locations in the area that will host "The Reading of the Fallen."

The reading of names will begin after a service that starts at 11:30 a.m. at the flagpole on the campus quad.

Each volunteer will be asked to read around 50 names which should take around 10 minutes. A bell will ring after each name is spoken.

The reading of 1,750 names will last approximately four hours at McKendree.

Anyone interested in volunteering should contact Ruth Rieger at

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