Barrar, Gold and Blue Star Mothers Recognize Military Sacrifices with Wreaths Across America Event
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will lead an event hosted by Gold and Blue Star Mothers to remember the fallen, prisoners of war and those missing in action. The ceremony will also honor those who are currently serving in the nation’s armed forces.

WHO: Barrar; members of the House and Senate; Gold Star Mothers; Blue Star Mothers; James L. Simmons of Pennsylvania Military Funeral Honors; Maj. Max Furman, Pennsylvania state chaplain of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard; Brig. Gen. Mark J. Schindler, deputy adjutant general for the Army of the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs; Army Col. Eric Crider; Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Michael Hornacek; Navy Capt. Dwayne Burbridge; Air Force Col. Michael Zick; Coast Guard Master Chief Jeffrey Dietzman; and Pennsylvania ANG Maj. Luis Mendoza.

WHEN: Monday, Dec. 10, at noon.

WHERE: Main Capitol Rotunda, Capitol Complex, Harrisburg.

Media contact: Alison Evans, 717.260.6206,