Wings Over Texas
is the autho-rized publication of the TexasWing Civil Air Patrol. It is pub-lished by a private firm in noway connected with the UnitedStates Air Force or Civil AirPatrol Corporation. The opin-ions expressed in the articlesand advertisements in this mag-azine are the sole responsibilityof the contributors and in noway constitute an endorsementby the United States Air Force orthe Civil Air Patrol Corporation.
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Editor, Wings Over Texas
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On December 2, CAP mem-bers throughout the state gath-ered to participate in the WreathsAcross America project, placingwreaths on the graves of veterans atcemeteries in San Antonio, Dallas,Killeen, Lubbock, Tyler and ElPaso. Cadet and senior membersfrom the Lubbock, Tyler, El Paso,Pegasus, Apollo, Crusader andLackland suadrons were proud
Wreaths AcrossAmerica 2009
Editors note: I received numerous articles about this project fromaround the state, and due to limited space, I consolidated theminto one short article and several photos.
to be a part of this project whichhonors veterans from all wars andfrom all branches of the military.CAP members were joined by vet-erans, families, local officials, andothers to pay tribute to our fallenand to place wreaths on hundredsof graves across the state.The Wreaths Across Americaproject started in 992 whenthe Worcester Wreath Company