Beginning at Arlington National Cemetery, holiday wreaths were placed at the graves of veterans across the nation, around the globe, and at sea, as part of the 'Wreaths Across America' remembrance.
A ceremony was held, on Dec. 16, at Windsor Veterans Memorial Cemetery on East Street. The wreaths honor the sacrifices made by service members who are often forgotten during the hectic the holidays.
For many military members, the holidays are spent on bases stateside, overseas, or on battlefields - away from friends and family.
The wreaths provide context, a way to give thanks to veterans who now reside in their final resting places in military and civilian cemeteries,...