Wreaths laid on headstones at veteran's cemetery
Last updated 12/19/2019 at 11:07am
MEDICAL LAKE — Over 250 people braved freezing temperatures and solid gray skies to pay tribute to veterans interned at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery by laying over 2,000 wreaths during a Wreaths Across America ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 14.
While a few dignitaries were seated inside the cemetery’s committal shelter, including Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the bulk of attendees endured the cold outside to listen to speakers and observe a ceremonial wreath placement by representatives of each branch of the U.S. armed forces and the Merchant Marines.
Chief Petty Officer Dick Grew...