On Saturday, Dec. 15, members of the Daleville High School JROTC Warhawk Battalion took part in Wreaths Across America, honoring veterans who have passed with a wreath on their grave.

The JROTC students joined hundreds of others around the country in showing their appreciation. They placed over 200 wreaths on the graves of veterans at three cemeteries in Daleville.

Daleville High School JROTC Senior Instructor Col. (ret) Teresa Townsend said the students enjoyed honoring those who have served their country.

“When a young person, especially a JROTC cadet, stands in front of a grave, says the veteran’s name, and lays a wreath there, it honors that person’s sacrifice for our country,” she said. “The cadets were very moved by the experience.”

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