Dayton, Greenville honor veterans on National Wreaths Across America Day Saturday

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(WDTN) – Dayton and Greenville were among the many cities that laid wreaths to honor fallen veterans on National Wreaths Across America Day on Saturday, Dec. 19. 

The Daily Advocate reported that the Greenville Union Cemetery hosted a wreath-laying ceremony at noon. Over 1,240 wreaths were donated to be placed on the headstones of fallen service members.

Dayton National Cemetery also held ceremonies at noon. First, wreaths were laid on individual graves, then a presentation ceremony was held in the grotto area of Dayton VA campus.

Wreaths Across America is a nonprofit organization founded to continue and expand the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. 

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