Fort Mitchell National Cemetery is one of the participating national cemeteries in the U.S. to take part in the annual Wreaths Across America ceremony Saturday, December 14.
Wreaths Across America is held on the same date and time each year to remember fallen soldiers. It begins at 12:0 p.m. Easter time Saturday and will include a ceremony honoring all Veterans and their families. The event also will include the ceremonial wreath laying for each of the Armed services and POW/MIA's. Hundreds of wreaths will be placed on the headstones of soldiers laid to rest at Ft. Mitchell.
The keynote speaker for the event is Major General Perry Smith, Adjutant General, Alabama.
The public is asked to sponsor/donate a wreath by going out to the local Christmas Tree stands and asking them to donate or discount wreaths for the Wreaths Across America event at Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery.
The event will take place rain or shine.