Albuquerque-Metro

Barelas Community Center honors veterans with wreath laying ceremony

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - The Barelas Senior Center held an early Veterans Day celebration.

The center welcomed guests into the garden where a 16-foot memorial star was filled with flowers honoring veterans and their families.

Veterans at the event say the holiday is always bittersweet as they are honored while remembering the brothers and sisters that were lost in arms. 

This is the fifth year the center has held a wreath-laying ceremony. 


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