Local Cub Scouts mark national day of remembrance

by: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Anthony Carlson, 7, and Damon Robinson, 10, carry the American flag and the pack flag to open a Wreaths Across America ceremony Dec. 14 at Beaverton's Veterans Memorial Park.Saturday, Dec. 14., was National Wreaths Across America Day — a day to honor fallen soldiers, veterans, current military personnel and their families.

In recognition of the Wreaths Across America movement, Cub Scout Pack 723 hosted a ceremony at 9 a.m. sharp on Dec. 14 at Beaverton's Veterans Memorial Park.

The ceremony included a moment of silence, a flag ceremony and the presentation of the TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Matthew Giles, 7, Travis Cantrell, 9, Mario Hernandez, 7, Anthony Carlson, 7, Noah Wesley, 7, and Thomas Hochstetler, 9, line up before the Wreaths Across America ceremony in TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Thomas Hochstetler, a Cub Scout from Pack 723, places a wreath at Beaverton's Veterans Memorial Park during a Wreaths Across America event held Dec. 14.

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