Kernersville, N.C. -- The North Carolina Wing Civil Air Patrol held a Wreaths Across America wreath-laying ceremony at Triad Park's Carolina Field of Honor on Saturday.

Wreaths Across America is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization founded to continue and expand the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery begun by Maine businessman Morrill Worcester in 1992.

The organization's mission "Remember, Honor, Teach" is carried out in part each year by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies in December at Arlington, as well as at more than 1,200 veterans' cemeteries and other locations in all 50 states and overseas.

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