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Abilene’s State Veterans Cemetery Hosts Wreaths Across America Event

Honoring Our Vets
American Public University System via YouTube

Veteran’s have a special place in all our hearts and they should all be honored as heroes.  December 17th a wreath laying ceremony will be taking place not only here in Abilene but at over 500 veteran cemeteries simultaneously nationwide.

Wreaths Across America will take place at 11 am on Saturday, December 17th at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene.

This event began in 1992 at Arlington National Cemetery. The non-profit veterans groups took that and now coordinate the event nationwide. Service members will be at the cemetery representing the Army, Marine Corp, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Merchant Marines and POW/MIA’s. They will be laying a wreath at the wall to represent each branch.



  • Wreaths Across America

Date & Time:

  • Saturday, December 17th
  • 11 a.m


  • Texas State Veterans Cemetery
  • 7457 West Lake Road (FM600)
  • Abilene, Tx. 79601

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