December 21, 2020 (Photo Credit, all photos: Sandi Long via POW*MIA Awareness Association Facebook Page)
On Saturday, December 19, 2020, members of the POW*MIA Awareness Association, the Civil Air Patrol’s Pocatello Composite Squadron, the VFW Honor Guard and others gathered at Mountain View Cemetery in Pocatello for the annual Wreaths Across America event. The event takes places simultaneously around the nation and around the world.
The annual event has three components: Remember, Honor, and Teach.
As noted on the Wreaths Across America website, the goals are to:
Remember Our Fallen U.S. Veterans
Honor Those Who Serve
Teach Your Children the Value of Freedom
To learn more about the event and the local organizations participating, visit:
Wreaths Across America:
POW*MIA Awareness Association:
Civil Air Patrol Pocatello Composite Squadron:
Pocatello VFW Post 735: