Wreaths Across America Ceremony Held At Capitol Complex Monday

The 11th annual Wreaths Around America ceremony took place inside, away from the wind and rain Monday in Pierre. South Dakota Funeral Directors Association President Andrea Eisenbeisz says the day is about showing a unified front across the Nation, remembering those who’ve given all so that we can live free.

Major General Tim Reisch, Adjutant General of the South Dakota National Guard says the wreaths being laid across the county Monday are a tribute to those who have served our country…

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard recalled the story of Sgt. Phillip Iyotte, who was captured by Chinese forces in 1951..

The agency estimates that three-quarters of those still missing are in the South Pacific region and half of those numbers are likely missing at sea.