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Wreaths Placed on Local Graves

Residents Place Wreaths on GravesEAGLE POINT, Ore. — Local residents took part in a nationwide event to honor veterans, current men and women in service, and military families.

The Wreaths Across America organization teamed up with the Department of Veteran Affairs in Oregon to create a statewide movement. At least 1,500 wreaths were place on graves before a ceremony at the Eagle Point National Cemetery on Saturday.

“We want remember those who have given that honor, those who are serving and have serve that are still with us and teach this future generations, that freedom isn’t free,” Major Civil Air Patrol’s Tami Ohlund said.

More than 400,000 wreaths are placed on graves on this day across the country. If you want to buy a wreath for next year, click here.

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  1. mike moore says:

    It was an honor today to post the Wreath for fallen Native American Veterans…..

  2. janetta cronkhite says:

    my father is at rest in eagle point.. i am going to visit him tomorrow, and i am sure that the wreaths will add to the honor our veterans are shown there, from my heat thank you.

  3. Annie says:

    Thank you to all those thru the years who have done what they could to keep our country free. They deserve honor.
    They have my deep gratitude. All of them.

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