Perpetuating the Noble Principles for which They Fought and Died
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Ruth Stonesifer, president of American Gold Star Mothers, makes
a few remarks at the McClellan Gate while George Washington looks on.

Joanne Paquet, a Canadian whose son was a US Marine who died
in Iraq, lays a wreath at the Canadian Memorial.

Volunteers start to place wreaths.

Section 60 where most of those from Iraq and Afghanistan rest.
Section 60 wasn't to be decorated this year but the United Service
Organizations sponsored extra wreaths for these stones.

More Section 60.

Section 37 where most of this year's wreaths were placed. There aren't
enough wreaths to do the whole cemetery yet so a different
section is decorated each year.

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