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Wreaths Across America

This Christmas 2022 season, Sami and I participated in a holiday wreath-laying event that took place at national cemeteries across the the country. Every year on the third Saturday in December, Wreaths Across America coordinates wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery and 3400 other locations in the U.S. and overseas. Their mission is to "Remember… Continue reading Wreaths Across America

california, Family, Opinion, Uncategorized, writing

Memorial Day 2022: Home of the Brave

Every year, hundreds of volunteers walk the grounds of the Riverside National cemetery as part of the 'Flag for Every Hero' event in honor of Memorial Day. Since 2012, volunteers fan out and place a mini American flag at the graves of every service member buried there. This year, this act in honor our military's… Continue reading Memorial Day 2022: Home of the Brave