Washington Examiner: Tens of thousands volunteer to place wreaths across Arlington National Cemetery17 December 2017 | 03:55 | FOCUS News Agency
Wreaths were put on every tombstone at the Arlington, Va., cemetery, honoring members of the U.S. Armed Forces as part of the 26th annual National Wreaths Across America Day.
Among those volunteering was Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who tweeted: "You can feel the love for country and those who serve."
The organization behind the event, Wreaths Across America, initially concerned that they would not meet their goal to place a wreath at every veteran's grave, announced Thursday their effort was a success.
“We are able to place a wreath at every single veteran’s grave at Arlington National Cemetery this year,” Bre Kingsbury of Wreaths Across America told “Fox & Friends.”
The wreaths were made in Columbia Falls, Maine, and earlier this month a caravan "escort" transported the decorations to Arlington.
Ultimately, more than 75,000 volunteers helped out on Saturday, according to Arlington National Cemetery.
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