Remembering America’s heroes


Airman First Class Courtney Gasson, originally from Jackson Center, currently stationed in Altus, Okla., salutes a wreath she just placed during a Wreaths across America ceremony at Graceland Cemetery Saturday, Dec. 16. Gasson placed the wreath in honor of the U.S. Air Force. Wreaths were place for each branch of the military. A final wreath was laid for military members who never came home. People attending the ceremony laid wreaths on the graves of every former U.S. military member. The wreath laying ceremony was held at cemeteries across the nation Saturday, including Arlington National Cemetery. The local ceremony was organized by the Shelby County Vets to D.C. committee. More than 400 wreaths were ordered locally and placed at the cemetery.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Airman First Class Courtney Gasson, originally from Jackson Center, currently stationed in Altus, Okla., salutes a wreath she just placed during a Wreaths across America ceremony at Graceland Cemetery Saturday, Dec. 16. Gasson placed the wreath in honor of the U.S. Air Force. Wreaths were place for each branch of the military. A final wreath was laid for military members who never came home. People attending the ceremony laid wreaths on the graves of every former U.S. military member. The wreath laying ceremony was held at cemeteries across the nation Saturday, including Arlington National Cemetery. The local ceremony was organized by the Shelby County Vets to D.C. committee. More than 400 wreaths were ordered locally and placed at the cemetery.

Airman First Class Courtney Gasson, originally from Jackson Center, currently stationed in Altus, Okla., salutes a wreath she just placed during a Wreaths across America ceremony at Graceland Cemetery Saturday, Dec. 16. Gasson placed the wreath in honor of the U.S. Air Force. Wreaths were place for each branch of the military. A final wreath was laid for military members who never came home. People attending the ceremony laid wreaths on the graves of every former U.S. military member. The wreath laying ceremony was held at cemeteries across the nation Saturday, including Arlington National Cemetery. The local ceremony was organized by the Shelby County Vets to D.C. committee. More than 400 wreaths were ordered locally and placed at the cemetery.
http://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/12/web1_SDN121817Wreaths.jpgAirman First Class Courtney Gasson, originally from Jackson Center, currently stationed in Altus, Okla., salutes a wreath she just placed during a Wreaths across America ceremony at Graceland Cemetery Saturday, Dec. 16. Gasson placed the wreath in honor of the U.S. Air Force. Wreaths were place for each branch of the military. A final wreath was laid for military members who never came home. People attending the ceremony laid wreaths on the graves of every former U.S. military member. The wreath laying ceremony was held at cemeteries across the nation Saturday, including Arlington National Cemetery. The local ceremony was organized by the Shelby County Vets to D.C. committee. More than 400 wreaths were ordered locally and placed at the cemetery. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News