Wreaths Across America Ceremony Dec 15th with a Wreath at Every Head Stone

Wreaths Across America Ceremony Dec 15th with a Wreath at Every Head Stone

All 6,772 sites in the New Bern National Cemetery were covered with a wreath for the first time since the program started at the cemetery. 

Wreaths Across America Site Coordinator Kevin Yates Opening Remarks and Moment of Silence
Invocation by Chaplain Colonel Malcom Roberts
March on the Colors by the New Bern Young Marines
Pledge of Allegiance led by members of Girl Scout Troop 4350
National Anthem by Willard Jackson and members of the New Bern High School Band
Official Welcome by Mayor Dana Outlaw
Guest Speaker SgtMaj McElearney, MCAS Cherry Point Station SgtMaj

Laying of the Ceremonial Wreaths

United States Army
United States Marine Corps
United States Navy
United States Air Force
United States Coast Guard
United States Merchant Marines
Prisoners of War and Missing in Action
Taps by Willard Jackson and members of the New Bern High School Band
Going Home by the Greenville Public Safety Pipe and Drum
Benediction by Rev Wally Calabrese and Chaplain Colonel Malcom Roberts

Laying of the Wreaths

PHOTO BY 
Dan Leister
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