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Hundreds line up to pick up their wreaths Saturday morning at the Bakersfield National Cemetery to be placed at the foot of loved ones headstones.

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Melissa Burke, along with her mother, Freda Burke, and nephew Jason Burke placed a wreath at her father's headstone in December 2013 at the Bakersfield National Cemetery during the Wreaths Across America project. Her father, Air Force Sgt. James Roland Burke, who served in Vietnam, died in 2011. More than 2,300 wreaths were placed on graves by loved ones.

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The weather was nice Saturday as more than 2,300 wreaths were placed on graves by family and friends of loved ones for the annual Wreaths Across America project.

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Many attended Saturday's annual Wreaths Across America project at the Bakersfield National Cemetery.

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Families line up to pick up their wreaths Saturday at the Bakersfield National Cemetery as part of the Wreaths Across America project.

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Many volunteers placed wreaths on graves Saturday at the Bakersfield National Cemetery.

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More than 2,300 wreaths were placed on graves in December 2013 at the Bakersfield National Cemetery. In order to have wreaths, organizers began raising funds for the event in June.

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Family of Air Force Sgt. James Roland Burke, who served in Vietnam and died in 2011, placed this nice wreath at the foot of his headstone Saturday at the Bakersfield National Cemetery.