Wreaths Across America A Veteran Story


December 19, 2019

Victoria SmitheyPine Bluffs Post

Above: T.J. Hobble and Gary Hobbs of the Patriot Guard Riders hand out wreaths to be laid.

Despite the blowing wind and the bitter cold, several people showed up this last Saturday to honor some of Wyoming's fallen veterans in the Wreaths Across America ceremony. While some worked diligently to brush the snow and ice away from the headstones, others placed flags throughout the cemetery marking the graves of the fallen. One by one approximately 1500 wreaths were laid in the Cheyenne Memorial Gardens to remember those that gave the ultimate sacrifice for this country.

The Worcester Wreath Company in Harrington, Maine found themselves with a wreath surplus in 1992. The owner, Morri...

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