Ceremony aims to honor fallen veterans

Ceremony aims to honor fallen veterans

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A ceremony aiming to honor and remember deceased veterans is coming to Baton Rouge.

Wreaths Across America will take place December 13th in the Port Hudson National Cemetery at 11:00 a.m.

A wreath for each service, along with MIA/POW, will be placed by an active military member, or someone who has served in the past.

Over 1,000 ceremonies across the country will honor those who have died during their military service, including 20 locations outside of the country.

Wreaths will be available for purchase at the event for $15. Proceeds from wreath sales will go towards supporting Wreaths Across America.

For additional information, contact LtCol. Phil Collins at (225) 751-4787, or visit

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