WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA - 2007
Vans arrived in Foxboro, MA on Monday from Maine on its journey to Arlington Cemetery , VA.
The wreaths will be distributed to hundreds of volunteers to be placed at the burial stones of our beloved veteran Heros.
The Cent. Mass. Chapter-22, Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge will be represented at the Cemetery when the parent Organization pays their respects at The Wreath Laying at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and at their own Monument, a gift of the Belgium and Luxembourg Governments.
Message from one of our 87th ID Veterans - John McAuliffe:
We are the Central Mass. Chapt.-22 Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge.
We shall join our comrads at Arlington, VA on December 13-17 for the annual
Commemorative Ceremony of the VBOB
and lay wreaths at the Unknown Soldiers Monument and then at our Monument at Arlington Cemetery.
Our Monument is a gift of the Belgium and Luxembourg Governments whom US soldiers liberated from the Nazis in WW-II.
My cousin, Mary McAuliffe of Nevada voliunteered to lay wreaths this year.
Our National President is Stan Wojtusik, who is on the Board of Directors of Wreaths of America.
We are privilaged to join in honoring all our Veterans at this time of year.
John E. McAuliffe, President, Cent. MA Chapter-22 VBOB
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