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Hampton community honors fallen heroes
December 21, 2018
Wreaths are laid across the graves of fallen members of the Armed Forces in honor of National Wreaths Across America Day at Hampton National Cemetery in Hampton, Virginia, Dec. 15, 2018.

Honoring legacies of the fallen: Community gathers to pay tribute
May 30, 2018
U.S. service members present the colors during a Memorial Day wreath-laying ceremony at Hampton National Cemetery in Hampton, Virginia, May 28, 2018. The ceremony paid tribute to fallen service members who made the ultimate sacrifice for the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Monica Roybal)

Gone but never forgotten: Community honors fallen heroes
May 31, 2017
A U.S. Joint Service Color Guard presents the colors during a Memorial Day Wreath-Laying Ceremony at the Hampton National Cemetery in Hampton, Va., May 29, 2017. In addition to ceremonial wreaths placed for each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, flags were placed at each gravesite to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Teresa J. Cleveland)

Wreaths Across America honors fallen heroes
December 21, 2016
Retired U.S. Navy Master Chief Paul Abney, USS Cole survivor, honors his lost crew mates while U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Hooper, USS James E. Williams information systems administrator, salutes during a National Wreaths Across America Remembrance ceremony at Hampton National Cemetery in Hampton, Va., Dec. 17, 2016. Referring to the anonymous quote, “A person dies twice: once when they take their final break, and later, the last time their name is spoken,” volunteers were encouraged to say the names of the veterans as they placed the wreaths at their graves. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kaylee Dubois)