DAR Patriot Wreath Ceremony

December 16, 2017  1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Fort Reno Post Cemetery Wreath Laying Ceremony

Join the Fort Reno Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution as they participate in the National Wreaths Across America campaign by laying  handmade wreaths on military graves in the old post cemetery.

The annual Patriot Wreath Ceremony will take on Saturday December 16, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. inside the post chapel. The ceremony’s purpose is to remember, honor, and teach about those who gave their lives while in service to the United States of America. Active duty service members as well as Veterans from each branch of service will set a wreath in memoriam. The Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard will take part in the ceremony and a Trumpeter from the Youth Taps Trumpet Corps will play Taps to end the ceremony. Wreath laying at the post cemetery will take place after the ceremony, weather permitting. A reception will be held in the chapel basement will immediately follow. The public is welcomed and encouraged.