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.