Wreaths Across America is Saturday

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Civil Air Patrol members nationwide have shown their appreciation to our nation’s veterans by adorning memorials and veteran’s graves with evergreen wreaths. 

As a key partner in WreathsAcross America, CAP ensures the sacrifices of our nation’s military members are not forgotten.

Wreaths are placed by Civil Air Patrol cadets and officers along with local veteran organizations on National Wreaths Across America Day, Dec. 15 at 11 a.m. at the  Fayetteville City Cemetery, at 210 Stonewall Ave,

The public in invited and encouraged to help laywreaths and attend ceremony. 

To learn more about Wreaths Across America go to www.wreathsacrossamerica.org.

Civil Air Patrol, the longtime all-volunteer U.S. Air Force auxiliary, is the newest member of the Air Force’s Total Force. In this role, CAP operates a fleet of 560 aircraft, performs about 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as tasked by the AirForce Rescue Coordination Center and is credited by the AFRCC with saving an average of 80 lives annually.

CAP’s 60,000 members also perform homeland security, disaster relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. I

n addition, CAP plays a leading role in aerospace/STEM education, and its members serve as mentors to over 25,000 young people participating in CAP’s Cadet Programs. Visit www.GoCivilAirPatrol.com  or www.CAP.news for more information.