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U.S. Army Chief of Staff McConville inspires national Wreaths Across America's 2021 theme


Last updated 1/26/2021 at 2:51pm

Capt. Daniel Parker

Sgt. 1st Class Billy Thornton III, electronic warfare specialist with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, adjusts an American flag at a veteran's headstone Dec. 19 after laying a wreath in front of it at Evergreen Cemetery in Colorado Springs. Thornton volunteered his personal time to lay wreaths in front of veterans' headstones for National Wreaths Across America Day.

COLUMBIA FALLS, Maine - Each year, millions of Americans come together to remember the fallen, honor those who serve and their families and teach the next generation about the value of freedom. This gathering of volunteers and patriots takes place in local and national cemeteries in all 50 states - most recently at more than 2,500 participating locations - as part of National Wreaths Across America Day. Each year, a new theme is chosen to help volunteers and supporters focus their messaging and outreach in their own communities. The national nonprofit announces the theme for 2021 is "Live...

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