By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The weather on Saturday didn’t stop an army of volunteers from turning out to honor the men and women who served our country.

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At the Cemetery of the Alleghenies, volunteers with Wreaths Across America marked the holidays by placing a wreath at each headstone.

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With around 1,400 veterans interred there every year, it’s a task that grows year by year.

“We have about 14,500 veterans interred and thanks to the generous support of our community, we have a remembrance wreath that is going to be laid on every single one of these graves to honor and remember these veterans,” said Brynnly Schwartz.

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Organizers say there was such a big turnout that all of the wreaths were placed yesterday and today, meaning tomorrow’s plans have been canceled.