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1.5 million wreaths placed to honor fallen; Arkansas companies help haul evergreen ornaments

By Frank E. Lockwood

This article was published December 17, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

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Marine Pfc. Brandon Thorn (front, from left), Staff Sgt. Michael Chalambasa and Staff Sgt. Brooke Chalambasa participate in a wreath-laying ceremony Saturday to honor fallen service members at Little Rock National Cemetery. The event coincided with a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery outside Washington, D.C.

Ken Lai of Berryville, Va., pauses Saturday after placing a wreath at a headstone in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., as part of Wreaths...

Jaysen Hollis of Bentonville holds a flag along with his fellow Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts during the 25th anniversary of Wreaths Across America on Sat...

Several thousand people were on hand to place more than 8,000 wreaths on graves during the 25th anniversary of Wreaths Across America on Saturday at t...

Eight days before Christmas, holiday wreaths now adorn nearly a quarter-million grave markers at the nation's most famous military cemetery.

Ken Lai of Berryville, Va., pauses Saturday after placing a wreath at a headstone in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., as part of Wreaths...

Jaysen Hollis of Bentonville holds a flag along with his fellow Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts during the 25th anniversary of Wreaths Across America on Sat...

Several thousand people were on hand to place more than 8,000 wreaths on graves during the 25th anniversary of Wreaths Across America on Saturday at t...

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