The wind whipped acrossthe landscape, free of structuresor trees capable of stopping it,chilling those who had gatheredto pay their respects. But despitethe frigid air, the hearts of those who’d come to honor ourAmerican veterans remainedwarm and caring.The occasion was theWreaths Across America cer-emony, held simultaneously at
2nd Lt. Susan Cathcart, PAO, Dallas Composite SquadronCapt. Arthur E. Woodgate, Group III PAO
Wreath Laing andRemembrance at theDFW Natinal Cemeter
15 December 2007
National and veterans’ cemeter-ies throughout the United Statesand foreign lands, as an epan-sion of what started 5 yearsago when the Worcester WreathCompany of Harrington, Mainedonated and laid wreaths at theArlington National Cemetery.Located in Arlington, VAacross the Potomac River fromWashington, D.C., this most
Photo by Capt. Felipe Gomez, Irving CS, Group III, Texas Wing. C/Amn Shannon Williams, a member of the Irving Composite Squadron, salutes after laying a wreath. He was unexpectedly tasked with laying the US Air Force wreath, since the Air Force Honor Guard member couldn’t make it to the event.
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