Holiday wreath laying honors veterans

Wreaths were placed on veteran's graves for the holiday season (WDTN Photo/Matt Behrens)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A special ceremony paid tribute to our nation’s fallen heroes buried at national and state cemeteries.

The Dayton National Cemetery hosted Wreaths Across America Saturday, a holiday wreath-laying ceremony to honor our nation’s veterans.

The Civil Air Patrol, Veterans service organizations, and citizens helped coordinate the event to remember servicemen in each branch of the military this holiday season.

Volunteers placed wreaths at gravesites prior to the ceremony.

The Worcester Wreath Company has donated wreaths for veterans laid to rest at national and state cemeteries since 2006. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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