Sackets Harbor Military Cemetery Wreath Laying Ceremony

By Staff Sgt. Paige BehringerDecember 15, 2018

From left to right:
Dan Hoagland, Tom Gray, and Tom Spencer, all veterans with the American Legion Riders, Jamie Lynn Mendelson, event organizer, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Owen, a combat engineer with the 41st Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Melissa Owen, Stephanie Beaulieu, Lt. Col. James Beaulieu, 41st EN commander, and Molly Reilly, mayor of Sackets Harbor, pose for a photo during the second annual Sackets Harbor Military Cemetery wreath laying ceremony in honor of National Wreaths Across America Day, in Sackets Harbor, New York, December 15, 2018. This past fall, Owen led 41st EN Soldiers, with assistance from the American Legion Riders, during a volunteer project to clean and maintain the cemetery. Mendelson, a college freshman, helped organize the event as a community service project during her senior year in high school, with help from Shari Simmons, who donated the wreaths from Simmons Farm in Copenhagen. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Paige Behringer)
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – From left to right: Dan Hoagland, Tom Gray, and Tom Spencer, all veterans with the American Legion Riders, Jamie Lynn Mendelson, event organizer, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Owen, a combat engineer with the 41st Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Melissa Owen, Stephanie Beaulieu, Lt. Col. James Beaulieu, 41st EN commander, and Molly Reilly, mayor of Sackets Harbor, pose for a photo during the second annual Sackets Harbor Military Cemetery wreath laying ceremony in honor of National Wreaths Across America Day, in Sackets Harbor, New York, December 15, 2018. This past fall, Owen led 41st EN Soldiers, with assistance from the American Legion Riders, during a volunteer project to clean and maintain the cemetery. Mendelson, a college freshman, helped organize the event as a community service project during her senior year in high school, with help from Shari Simmons, who donated the wreaths from Simmons Farm in Copenhagen. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Paige Behringer) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Paige Behringer) VIEW ORIGINAL