Wreaths Across America Ceremony

Saturday, December 16, 2017, Stones River National Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Members of the Rutherford County community gathered at Stones River National Cemetery to honor veterans during the Christmas season as part of Wreaths Across America Day.

Present were Civil Air Patrol (CAP) cadets, the Young Marines of Rutherford County, several Boys Scout troops, Girl Scout troops gathering wreath donations and will conduct the Wreaths Across America ceremony this year at Stones River National Cemetery.

Wreaths Across America honors our fallen military hero’s by placing a simple wreath at the grave of a Veteran in remembrance of their service to the Nation.  Over 600,000 Wreaths are placed each year at 900 national cemeteries.

Specially designated wreaths for the Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Merchant Marine and POW/MIA are presented and placed at the Cemetery flag pole, near the center of the National Cemetery.  Additional wreaths  decorate graves throughout the National Cemetery honoring veterans from the Civil War through Vietnam.

Members of the Rutherford County community gathered at Stones River National Cemetery to honor veterans during the Christmas season as part of Wreaths Across America Day.

Present were Civil Air Patrol (CAP) cadets, the Young Marines of Rutherford County, several Boys Scout troops, Girl Scout troops gathering wreath donations and will conduct the Wreaths Across America ceremony this year at Stones River National Cemetery.

Wreaths Across America honors our fallen military hero’s by placing a simple wreath at the grave of a Veteran in remembrance of their service to the Nation.  Over 600,000 Wreaths are placed each year at 900 national cemeteries.

Specially designated wreaths for the Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Merchant Marine and POW/MIA are presented and placed at the Cemetery flag pole, near the center of the National Cemetery.  Additional wreaths  decorate graves throughout the National Cemetery honoring veterans from the Civil War through Vietnam.