Volunteers placed wreaths on the tombstones of veterans as part of Wreaths Across America day Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. Every December volunteers take part in the project at 1,200 cemeteries.

Wreaths adorn local veterans’ graves on National Wreaths Across America Day

Among veterans’ graves adorned with wreaths are those at the Dayton National Cemetery at the Dayton VA Medical Center, 4400 W. Third St.

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Each December the mission of wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery and 1,200 other locations in the nation, at sea and abroad is to remember, honor and teach.

Large turnout of people participated in National Wreaths Across effort at Woodside Cemetery

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