Wreaths Across America ceremony honors veterans and first responders at local cemetery
A wreath lays at the grave of Revolutionary War veteran Eli Skinner at the Elk Grove Cemetery, 25 miles northwest of Chicago, December 17, 2022. Skinner is one of only two Revolutionary War veterans buried in Cook County according to Jane Gregga, Eli Skinner Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution and Chapter Coordinator for Wreaths Across America. Local veterans along with staff from the 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command and local residents participated in a ceremony to honor veterans and first responders buried there on Wreaths Across America Day. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by SSG David Lietz)