Remembering fallen veterans, those who serve


Following a moment of silence, members of the Highland County Veterans Honor Guard, Daughters of the American Revolution and the Highland County Veterans Services Office participated in a wreath-laying ceremony Saturday morning at the veterans memorial on the Highland County courthouse square. Honor Guard veteran Gerold Wilkin rendered a military salute as, shown from left, veterans service office outreach coordinator Steph Roland and Pat Young of the local DAR formally laid the wreath as part of the national Wreaths Across America observance. According to Wilkin, Wreaths Across America has a three-fold purpose: to remember the fallen U.S. veterans, to honor those who serve, and to teach children the value of freedom.

Following a moment of silence, members of the Highland County Veterans Honor Guard, Daughters of the American Revolution and the Highland County Veterans Services Office participated in a wreath-laying ceremony Saturday morning at the veterans memorial on the Highland County courthouse square. Honor Guard veteran Gerold Wilkin rendered a military salute as, shown from left, veterans service office outreach coordinator Steph Roland and Pat Young of the local DAR formally laid the wreath as part of the national Wreaths Across America observance. According to Wilkin, Wreaths Across America has a three-fold purpose: to remember the fallen U.S. veterans, to honor those who serve, and to teach children the value of freedom.


Tim Colliver | The Times-Gazette

Following a moment of silence, members of the Highland County Veterans Honor Guard, Daughters of the American Revolution and the Highland County Veterans Services Office participated in a wreath-laying ceremony Saturday morning at the veterans memorial on the Highland County courthouse square. Honor Guard veteran Gerold Wilkin rendered a military salute as, shown from left, veterans service office outreach coordinator Steph Roland and Pat Young of the local DAR formally laid the wreath as part of the national Wreaths Across America observance. According to Wilkin, Wreaths Across America has a three-fold purpose: to remember the fallen U.S. veterans, to honor those who serve, and to teach children the value of freedom.

Following a moment of silence, members of the Highland County Veterans Honor Guard, Daughters of the American Revolution and the Highland County Veterans Services Office participated in a wreath-laying ceremony Saturday morning at the veterans memorial on the Highland County courthouse square. Honor Guard veteran Gerold Wilkin rendered a military salute as, shown from left, veterans service office outreach coordinator Steph Roland and Pat Young of the local DAR formally laid the wreath as part of the national Wreaths Across America observance. According to Wilkin, Wreaths Across America has a three-fold purpose: to remember the fallen U.S. veterans, to honor those who serve, and to teach children the value of freedom.
https://www.timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2020/12/web1_Wreaths-Across-America-.jpgFollowing a moment of silence, members of the Highland County Veterans Honor Guard, Daughters of the American Revolution and the Highland County Veterans Services Office participated in a wreath-laying ceremony Saturday morning at the veterans memorial on the Highland County courthouse square. Honor Guard veteran Gerold Wilkin rendered a military salute as, shown from left, veterans service office outreach coordinator Steph Roland and Pat Young of the local DAR formally laid the wreath as part of the national Wreaths Across America observance. According to Wilkin, Wreaths Across America has a three-fold purpose: to remember the fallen U.S. veterans, to honor those who serve, and to teach children the value of freedom. Tim Colliver | The Times-Gazette