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; James L. Simmons of Pennsylvania Military Funeral Honors; Staff Sgt. Ian Bowling of the U.S. Army Choir; Pennsylvania Army National Guard Chaplain Maj. Shaun Myers; John Brenner of the Pennsylvania State Veterans Commission; Pennsylvania National Guard Col. David E. Wood; Marine Corps. Staff Sgt. Kenneth Sainvil; Navy Cpt. Wade D. Turvold; Air Force Col. Lynn Scheel; Coast Guard Master Chief Jeffrey Dietzman; Army Col. Edward Siegfried; Pennsylvania National Guard Cpt. Israel Miller; Red Rose Veterans Honor Guard; Gold Star Mothers; Blue Star Mothers; distinguished members of the military; and members of the National Wreaths Across America Organization.

WHEN: Monday, Dec. 12, at noon.

WHERE: Main Capitol Rotunda, Capitol Complex, Harrisburg.

Media contact: Alison Evans, 717.260.6206,
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