The Delaware General Assembly will host an annual Wreaths Across America ceremony at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 10 in the east parking lot of Legislative Hall, 411 Legislative Ave., Dover.
The ceremony will include military leaders, veterans groups, school children and state and local officials.
A wreath honoring all five branches of the armed forces will be placed at the base of the Delaware Continentals Statue.
Additional wreaths will be laid on the grounds, including the Women’s Service Monument, the Gulf War Memorial, the Dover Light Infantry Memorial, the World War I and World War II memorials, the Korean and Vietnam Missing in Action memorials and the Medal of Honor Memorial. Maj. Gen. Carol A. Timmons, adjutant general of the Delaware National Guard, will place the wreath at the recently dedicated Women's Service Monument.
The national WAA’s weeklong programs include ceremonies in all states and Washington, D.C.
The public is encouraged to attend. A tent will be provided in the case of inclement weather. The ceremony will include a volley and TAPS.