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Holiday Wreath-laying to Honor Veterans

Holiday Wreath-laying to Honor Veterans

Holiday Wreath-laying to Honor Veterans

Friday, December 1, 2017
 WHAT: Houston National Cemetery will host Wreaths Across America, a holiday wreath-laying ceremony to honor and remember our nation’s Veterans. Wreaths Across America - Houston, 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).
 WHO: Members of the Wreaths Across America - Houston, representatives from the military services, Veterans and their families.
 WHEN: December 16, 2017, at 11:00 a.m.
 WHERE: Houston National Cemetery
10410 Veterans Memorial Drive
Houston, TX  77038
 CONTACT: Mat Williams, Cemetery Director
Office: 281-447-8686
 BACKGROUND:  The Worcester Wreath Company, through a campaign called Wreaths Across America, began donating holiday wreaths in tribute to Veterans laid to rest at VA’s national cemeteries and state Veterans cemeteries in 2006.  Since 1992, they have donated wreaths for gravesites at Arlington National Cemetery. NCA is coordinating wreath ceremonies around the country as a part of Wreaths Across America. For more information on this event, visit the website at


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