Fort Gibson National Cemetery, an official Wreaths Across America location, will host a wreath-laying ceremony, joining more than 1,500 other locations across the country for National Wreaths Across America Day, tomorrow at 11 a.m.
Coordinated and led by local volunteers, the Fort Gibson location has raised funds to place 1,300 fresh evergreen wreaths on the headstones of fallen service members. The annual event seeks to further the mission of Remember, Honor, Teach, ensuring that the memory of those who served our country endures.
The wreath escort will leave Davis Field Airport at 10am.
Participating are Muskogee Nighthawks Composite Squadron Civil Air Patrol, Commissioned Officers Association, Patriot Guard Riders of Oklahoma,VFW Auxiliary 8798, State Rep. Avery Fix, Sgt. William Barnes, Veterans, Boy Scouts, Fort Gibson Explorers, various motorcycle clubs, Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Fort Gibson PD, Muskogee PD, active service members and families.