COLUMBIA (WACH) - Fort Jackson National Cemetery packed with people honoring those who serve and those who have given their lives for our country Saturday.
The day was a special time for loved ones getting the chance to place wreaths on the headstones of those lost.
"I do this because I just want to remember him and all of the soldiers who gave their time; who served the military," said military widow Joyce Dudley. "He gave many hours while he was in, and I come about once a month. I don't come everyday like I used to, and I have many friends out here now as well."
There were 2,000 wreaths placed at the grave sites at Fort Jackson during the Wreaths Across America event.