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West Virginia National Cemetery To Participate In 'Wreaths Across America'

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National and local cemeteries across the country will participate in the annual Wreaths Across America this Saturday.

The ceremony remembers those who have served and honors the sacrifices made. It also teaches the younger generation the high cost of our nation's freedom.

Wreaths Across America has set a goal to play 500,000 wreaths on veterans graves in 2013.

The organization sets up a week of events that include international veteran's tributes, ceremonies at State Houses and a week-long 'Veterans Parade' between Maine and Virginia. It makes stops along that way to spread its message about the importance of remembering the nation's fallen heroes.

The Patriot Guard Riders will be one of many that lay wreaths at the West Virginia National Cemetery in Pruntytown.

The ceremony will begin at noon and is open to the public.

To find the closest ceremony to you, click on the link.