• Col. Stephen Yackley, Fort Jackson deputy commanding officer, and Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin Benson, Fort Jackson installation command sergeant major, lead a team of Fort Jackson Soldiers in saluting the Army memorial wreath during the Wreaths Across America ceremony Saturday at the Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The ceremony and wreath-laying were part of an annual event held nationwide to remember veterans during the holiday season.

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    Col. Stephen Yackley, Fort Jackson deputy commanding officer, and Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin Benson, Fort Jackson installation command sergeant major, lead a team of Fort Jackson Soldiers in saluting the Army memorial wreath during the Wreaths Across...

  • A JROTC cadet from Westwood High School in Blythewood straightens a ribbon on a wreath after placing it on a grave.

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    A JROTC cadet from Westwood High School in Blythewood straightens a ribbon on a wreath after placing it on a grave.

  • A family member snaps a picture after laying a wreath on a loved one's grave.

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    A family member snaps a picture after laying a wreath on a loved one's grave.

FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Col. Stephen Yackley, Fort Jackson deputy commanding officer, and Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin Benson, Fort Jackson installation command sergeant major,
lead a team of Fort Jackson Soldiers in saluting the Army memorial wreath during the Wreaths Across America ceremony Saturday at the Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The ceremony and wreath-laying were part of an annual event held nationwide to remember veterans during the holiday season.

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