Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 704 helped sponsor a ceremony celebrating Wreaths Across America Day Dec. 14, 2019. Held at Saints Peter & John Episcopal Church in Auburn, N.Y., the event was among more than 1,600 held that day to acknowledged the sacrifices of U.S. military members. A total of 44 wreaths were laid at the church.
Chapter 704 chaplain Jerry Fulmer spoke to a crowd that included military members, veterans and Auburn and Cayuga County officials. “This is one of the few events that transpires, where a bunch of us, human beings, are united in a purpose, and it’s wonderful that we’re just united to remember our fallen brothers and sisters,” he said.