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Fallen Heroes Remembered


December 19, 2018

Photo courtesy of Christina LePage that was shared with us by County Commissioner Longinos Gonzalez

Sisters, Kaylie and Layla,

The first observance of Wreaths Across America took place at the new Pikes Peak National Veterans Cemetery Saturday. The program remembers, honors and teaches about paying tribute to our fallen by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies during Christmas at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 1,400 additional locations. Locals participated by laying wreaths on the grave sites following a short ceremony of remembrance. Those who helped lay the wreaths were asked to render a salute and read the name of each veteran as they laid the wreath. (See County Commissioner Longinos Go...

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