TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A caravan of handmade wreaths is making its approach to Arlington National Cemetery, however it made a stop at Hudson Valley Community College on Tuesday.
The stop was made to carry a ceremony to honor veterans and repair members in addition to their households. During the keynote tackle, the speaker famous the progress a number of organizations have made in putting wreaths and honoring fallen veterans.
Maine-made wreaths headed to Arlington National Cemetery
“This 12 months marks the fifth 12 months in a row each veterans gravesite at Saratoga National Cemetery may have a wreath positioned in honor of that veteran honoring his service to his nation,” Army Sgt. Bill Schaff mentioned. “That’s over 14,000 wreaths.”
The caravan will spend the remainder of the week touring down the East Coast stopping at colleges, memorials and different places earlier than delivering their wreaths to Arlington National Cemetery on Dec. 18.