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Wreaths Across America 2017

December 10, 2017

Event Type: Public

The Wreaths Across America escort of handmade, balsam wreaths heading to Arlington National Cemetery from Maine has become known as the country’s longest veterans parade, and this year, the weeklong journey kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 9. Grand Marshals – Vietnam Medal of Honor Recipient, Colonel Roger Donlon, U.S. Army Special Forces (Retired) and his wife, Norma, a Vietnam-era Gold Star wife – will lead the caravan as it travels down the East Coast stopping at schools, memorials and other locations along the way to spread the mission to REMEMBER, HONOR and TEACH.

The escort is scheduled to make stops in MaineNew HampshireMassachusettsConnecticutNew JerseyDelawareMaryland and Washington D.C. before arriving at Arlington National Cemetery on the morning of Saturday, Dec. 16 – National Wreaths Across America Day. To view the schedule, please visit www.wreathsacrossamerica.org/escort.


Stones to be carried during this event:
Army SPC Justin L. Buxbaum
Army Cpt Christopher S. Cash
Army SPC Dustin J. Harris
Army Cpl Andrew L. Hutchins
Army PFC Buddy W. McLain



December 10, 2017
Event Category:


Wreaths Across America
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