Fort Bliss Annual Wreaths Across America

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Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 1:07pm

Fort Bliss ceremonial units will once again participate in the annual Wreaths Across America Dedication Ceremony at the Fort Bliss National Cemetery, 9:45 a.m., Dec. 14.

These units include the Joint Task Force-North Color Guard, the Fort Bliss Ceremonial Rifle Team from 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, and a bugler from the 1st Armored Division Band.

Wreaths Across America is a national effort to Remember, Honor and Teach about sacrifices by our veterans.

In December 2012, over 800 participating locations hosted Wreaths Across America ceremonies overseeing the placement of wreaths on the graves of those who served and sacrificed for our freedoms.

This year there are over 900 participating locations

The El Paso Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol, hosts the event at the Fort Bliss National Cemetery at 9:45 a.m.

Event is free and open to the public.

For more information, visit www.epwreaths.org .

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