Wreaths Across America

Wreaths placed at graves of veterans at Bel Air Memorial Gardens

Wreaths placed at graves of veterans at Bel Air Memorial Gardens

Military members who served know what holidays like Christmas mean, said a Harford County state senator who served three year-long tours.

“For our lost comrades and their families, it’s particularly difficult,” Sen. Bob Cassilly, who retired from the U.S. Army, said at a brief ceremony at Bel Air Town Hall Saturday as part of Wreaths Across America. “’There is no greater love than ‘He laid down his life for a friend’ and I feel honored to take part in this wreath placing.”

At town hall, youths escorted veterans to place wreaths for each branch of the military at the town’s veterans monument at the corner of Lee Way and Hickory Avenue.

About 700 wreaths were placed on...

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