By Ron Chafetz, Arlington Goodtimes Chorus
On December 15, 2018 the Arlington Goodtimes Chorus performed the National Anthem and Irish Blessing at Wreaths Across America in the DFW National Cemetery. An estimated 6000 people were on hand to honor military veterans by laying Christmas wreaths at their gravestones.
The ceremony started with a military color guard bringing the flag, followed by the Goodtimes Chorus singing the National Anthem. An Air Force flyover then honored the fallen veterans, and the chorus concluded the event by singing the Irish Blessing. Local television stations NBC 5, CBS 11, and TXA 21 aired stories of the event on their 5:00 pm and 10:00 pm news broadcast.
The Goodtimes Chorus was honored to be selected to perform at this event.