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Wreaths Across America

On Saturday, my classmates and I had the opportunity to help out at Arlington National Cemetery, laying wreaths on each of the 400,000 tombs of the incredible men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice to our country. 700 more words

The Wreathes at Arlington National Cemetery

For the past 23 years, one of the most iconic annual holiday traditions in the D.C. area has been the placing of hundreds of thousands of evergreen Christmas wreathes with red bows at the white headstones marking the rows and rows of gravesites in… 508 more words


Peace & Respect.

Today I paid my respects to my grandparents who were buried at the Arlington National Cemetery well before I was born. My grandfather served in the National Coast Guard for a good portion of his life & it makes me so proud that he served our country & worked his way up so high. 66 more words


Wreaths Across America!!

So yesterday I went on a little trip with my AJROTC class to Arlington National Cemetery. Let me just say it was such a great experience to be a part of. 67 more words


National Wreaths Across America Day

Yesterday was National Wreaths Across American Day (www.wreathsacrossamerica.org). In honor of our fallen heroes, a fresh wreath was placed at their marker or headstone.  I attended the ceremony that was held at the Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) with a few Meetup members.   227 more words

Volunteers Place 200K Wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery

UPDATED: Dec. 15, 2014 11:40 a.m.

ARLINGTON, Va. (WNEW/AP) — Thousands of Maine-made wreaths were placed on headstones at Arlington National Cemetery.

#WreathsAcrossAmerica underway at Arlington National Cemetery @

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