• Staff Sgt. Stefan Muldez from the 392nd Army Band performs "Taps" at Saturday's Wreaths Across America Ceremony in Hopewell.

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    Staff Sgt. Stefan Muldez from the 392nd Army Band performs "Taps" at Saturday's Wreaths Across America Ceremony in Hopewell.

  • A multi-service color guard posts the colors during the Wreaths Across America Observance Saturday at Hopewell's City Point National Cemetery.

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    A multi-service color guard posts the colors during the Wreaths Across America Observance Saturday at Hopewell's City Point National Cemetery.

  • Sgt. Ron Dail, 59th Ordnance Brigade, places a holiday wreath on a grave at the national cemetery.

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    Sgt. Ron Dail, 59th Ordnance Brigade, places a holiday wreath on a grave at the national cemetery.

  • A rifle team from the 59th Ordnance Brigade salutes during the formal placement of wreaths at the ceremony. The team members included Sgt. 1st Class Jeeradech Daychapatormwan, Staff Sergeants Christopher Bushart, Roy Ramsden and Harlan Bryant, Sgt. Joseph Opyt, Staff Sergeants Corey Harvey and Benjamin Wise, and Sgt. Ron Dail. A multi-service color guard also participated. Its members included Sgt. 1st Class Marques Jones, Sgt. 1st Class Raymond Dukes, Staff Sgt. Gabriel Martinez, Marine Sgt. Joseph Galinak, Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Jacob Flickinger, Air Force Staff Sgt. Jason Reid and Marine Cpl. Oliver Hand.

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    A rifle team from the 59th Ordnance Brigade salutes during the formal placement of wreaths at the ceremony. The team members included Sgt. 1st Class Jeeradech Daychapatormwan, Staff Sergeants Christopher Bushart, Roy Ramsden and Harlan Bryant, Sgt...

  • Tech. Sgt. Shaffiyah Curtis, 345th Training Squadron, participates in the formal wreath presentation during the observance.

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    Tech. Sgt. Shaffiyah Curtis, 345th Training Squadron, participates in the formal wreath presentation during the observance.

HOPEWELL, Va. (Dec. 15, 2011) -- More than two dozen service members from the Fort Lee community participated in the annual Wreaths Across America ceremony Saturday at Hopewell's City Point National Cemetery. Similar observances were conducted nationwide to honor the sacrifices of America's military and teach the nation's younger generation about the high cost of freedom and democracy.

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