Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery will host Wreaths Across America, a holiday wreath-laying ceremony to honor and remember our nationís Veterans.† The Civil Air Patrol, Veterans service organizations and citizens are coordinating the event to honor Veterans of each branch of the military, the Merchant Marine as well as Prisoners of War and those still Missing in Action (POW/MIA).

The event will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, located at 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway.

Worcester Wreath Company, through a campaign called Wreaths Across America, began donating holiday wreaths in tribute to veterans laid to rest at VAís 131 national cemeteries and state Veterans cemeteries in 2006.† Since 1992, they have donated wreaths for grave sites at Arlington National Cemetery. The Civil Air Patrol is once again coordinating wreath ceremonies around the country as a part of Wreaths Across America.