Save the Date!
Next wreath laying is Saturday, December 17, 2016
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Wreaths Across America
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SAN DIEGO (Dec. 11, 2015) A small group of Navy SEALs honors fallen brethren at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery ahead of the annual Wreaths Across America event. The SEALs visited the internment sites of eight fallen teammates, including Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Michael Monsoor. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Lewis Haskell/RELEASED)
Wreaths Across America is a national organization on a mission to REMEMBER those who’ve served in the military, HONOR their service and sacrifice, and TEACH others to do the same. Each December, wreaths are laid upon the gravesites at National Cemeteries across all 50 states.
Wreaths Across America – San Diego serves Ft. Rosecrans and Miramar National Cemeteries (view a previous ceremony) to carry out the mission to “remember, honor, and teach.” WAA San Diego partners with individuals, groups, businesses, organizations, and corporations to sponsor wreaths and through fundraising additional wreaths are brought to San Diego so we can reach our goal to cover every site at Ft. Rosecrans and Miramar National Cemeteries. We have partnered with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration. Join us on December 17, 2016 (at either cemetery) for a wreath ceremony at 9:00 a.m., as we honor our veterans who served during the Vietnam War with “A Hero’s Welcome!”
Hitachi Data Systems
Hitachi Data Systems employees and their families participated in the 2014 Wreaths Across America event in San Diego. They will participate again in December 2015, and once more have granted funds from the Community Action Committee to purchase over 200 wreaths. WAA San Diego thanks HDS for their support and participation in this very fulfilling Community Service Event.
For more information regarding the history of Wreaths Across America, go to: www.wreathsacrossamerica.org