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GE Employees Honor Fallen Vets

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BILLINGS -

A company and some 100 employees came together on Thursday to honor and remember those who gave their lives for our country.

Employees from GE Capital assembled Christmas wreathes and then went to the Yellowstone County Veterans Cemetery to place one wreath on each grave.

Just a little time taken out of a busy day, these employees are not only honoring those who have fallen, but also demonstrating that even a large company can take the time to remember; especially during the holidays.

"There's so many guys that have given a hundred percent, hundred ten percent, basically, that nobody else could speak up for them," said veteran and Laurel American Legion member, Ron Ledriege.

Employees made 215 Christmas wreaths and then traveled out to the Yellowstone County Veterans Cemetery in Laurel, where they presented each grave with one of the custom made wreaths.

"My husband's grandfather is right over there. So it's very emotional. And it's wonderful. I work with colleagues who are veterans and I'm just happy to support them," said GE Capital Lean Six Sigma, Jomarie Bliss.

Thursday's local event was part of Wreaths Across America Day, a nationwide day of remembrance; which is Saturday, December 14th.