On December 14, 2019, thousands of volunteers went to cemeteries nationwide to commemorate deceased servicemembers during Wreaths Across America Day. On this day, volunteers laid Christmas wreaths adorned with bright red bows on individual gravesites.
It’s a great honor and a privilege to serve in the military. But let’s also remember the great sacrifice made by family members of military personnel. They often don’t see or hear from their deployed loved ones for months on end. Sometimes, they aren’t allowed to even know where their loved ones are.