Lewiston police officers stop traffic Monday morning as a convoy of trucks from Wreaths Across America’s annual Escort to Arlington turns from Lisbon Street onto Main Street in Lewiston. Three of the trucks will head to Arlington National Cemetery; two will deliver wreaths to Shanksville, Pennsylvania, at the 911 memorial and Long Island National Cemetery in New York. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Five trucks pull to the side of the Longley Memorial Bridge on Monday for a brief ceremony honoring veterans at Veterans Memorial Park beside Main Street in Lewiston. According to Walmart General Transportation Manager Jenny Lovering, this is the 16th year Walmart has delivered wreaths for Wreaths Across America. The trucks are among 13 hauling some of the 3 million wreaths to honor veterans. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

People place wreaths Monday morning at Veterans Memorial Park in Lewiston for Wreaths Across America. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Marine Corps veterans Daniel Cobb, left, and Charlie Paul salute Monday morning as Arielle Holmes, right, sings the national anthem at Veterans Memorial Park along Main Street in Lewiston before laying wreaths from Wreaths Across America.  Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

People place wreaths Monday morning at Veterans Memorial Park in Lewiston for Wreaths Across America. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Walmart truck driver and Army veteran Al Mullen salutes Monday morning after placing a wreath on a memorial bench at Veterans Memorial Park on Main Street in Lewiston. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Army veteran Dani Begert salutes Monday morning after placing a wreath on a memorial bench in Veterans Memorial Park in Lewiston. Amaya Holmes, middle, and Dayveon Holmes, right, look for a place to place theirs with their mother, Arielle. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal


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