(Waynesville)–The Missouri Veterans Cemetery-Fort Leonard Wood will host its eighth annual “Wreaths Across America” ceremony, a nationwide wreath-laying ceremony to honor and remember the nation’s veterans. The event is coordinated to honor veterans of each branch of the military, the Merchant Marines, as well as Prisoners of War and those still Missing in Action.

The event will take place at the cemetery located at 25-350 Highway H in Waynesville this coming Saturday morning at 11 o’ clock. The ceremony is free and will be open to the public.

The cemetery will be closed to through traffic after 9 o’ clock Saturday morning in preparation for the ceremony. Parking will be limited to those with disabled plates and placards. Shuttle service will be provided to all others from the gravel lot on Polla Road.

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