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Wreaths Across America
More than 2,400 volunteers braved the frigid 22-degree temperature Saturday to remember veterans interred at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley and the Churchill County Cemetery east of Fallon.
Volunteers place wreaths on veterans’ headstones at the Churchill County Cemetery as part of Saturday’s Wreaths Across America. Between the county cemetery and the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley, more than 2,400 volunteers spent the morning remembering the veterans. More photos on page 3.
A Vietnam War Navy veteran prepares to place wreaths at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
NAS Fallon Petty Officer First Class Michal Urriza and his son, Kainoa, place a wreath at the Navy medallion at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
Richard Roman, a member of the Nevada Veterans Coalition, tilts his head at boxes of wreaths.
Fallon Sea Cadets Keenan Waller, left, and Trevor Viera represent the Merchant Marines.
A spruce tree planted in 2000 near the grave of Army veteran Ozzie Oberg towers over a section of the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
Wreaths were placed at the columbarium wall at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
Heidi Emke takes several wreaths to place at the Churchill County Cemetery.
Fallon junior varsity basketball players lay wreaths at the Churchill County Cemetery.
Lisa Devall, one of the local Wreaths Across America organizers, and Jesse Jackson, with the flag, prepare for opening ceremonies.
Fallon co-organizer Roger Elliott gives a background on the Wreaths Across America program.
Volunteer and U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard veteran Trent Barnes looks for a fellow veteran’s gravesite to place a wreath.
Several wreaths were on display during the Fallon Wreaths Across America ceremony.