"Wreaths across America" has honored over two million fallen soldiers on their gravestones this Christmas, including 25 different cemeteries in Illinois. The groups goal is to "remember the fallen, honor those who serve and teach our children the value of freedom."
"At many homes, there is an empty seat for one who is serving, or one who made the ultimate sacrifice for our Country. We honor our veterans every day. And we think there is no better time to express our apprecation, than during the hustle and bustle of the holiday season," the website says.
Illinois cemeteries where "Wreaths Across America" are placed include: