Jefferson Barracks

National Cemetery with a flag on Memorial day in Washington,Usa..
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Sam Masterson
May 05, 2020 - 9:24 am
Local Boy Scouts will not be placing flags on the graves of war veterans in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Wreaths at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
Brian Kelly
January 09, 2020 - 11:53 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Hundreds helped put them out before Christmas, now volunteers are needed to pick up the 28,000 wreaths and other holiday memorials placed at headstones at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
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Brian Kelly
November 20, 2019 - 5:08 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The local organization that places wreaths on gravesites at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery needs your help. Gateway Blue Star Mothers is the local point organization for Wreaths Across America, which last year placed 1.8 million wreaths in national cemeteries across the...
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Road Closed
KMOX photo
May 12, 2019 - 9:09 pm
Drivers may need to make adjustments for Monday morning commute
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Crime scene
March 20, 2019 - 10:16 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - St. Louis County Police have released more information about a suspicious death in South County. Police received a call after 7:00 a.m., Wednesday for a sick person case in a residential neighborhood at Jefferson Barracks Road and Corliss Drive . Police say they found a deceased...
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Members of St. Louis community show up at Jefferson Barracks for funeral procession of Navy Seal Scott Wirtz.
(Sam Masterson, KMOX)
February 06, 2019 - 4:10 pm
People who didn't know the De Smet grad or his family still showed up in the rain to support a fallen veteran and St. Louis native.
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President Trump salutes the coffin of Scott Wirtz
DOVER, DE - JANUARY 19: U.S. President Donald Trump salutes as a military carry team moves the transfer case containing the remains of Scott A. Wirtz during a dignified transfer at Dover Air Force Base, January 19, 2019 in Dover, Delaware. Wirtz was a former Navy Seal who worked for the Defense Intelligence Agency and was one of four Americans killed by a suicide bomber on January 16 in Manbij, Syria. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Tom Franklin
February 06, 2019 - 9:22 am
OAKVILLE, Mo. (KMOX) — The St. Louis native who was killed by a suicide bomber in Syria is being laid to rest today. The body of former Navy SEAL and Department of Defense civilian employee Scott Wirtz will arrive at Jefferson Barracks at about 1 p.m. today. The Facebook group Oakville Residents...
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Courtesy: St. Louis County Police
Brian Kelly
August 19, 2018 - 10:21 am
ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOX) - A man wearing a ski mask and armed with a large knife robbed a south St. Louis County Walgreens Saturday night. Police say the man approached the cashier in the store at 2700 Telegraph Road at about 9:51 pm. The cashier handed him an unknown amount of cash. The suspect, a...
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Photo by St. Louis County Parks
July 31, 2018 - 2:02 pm
Enjoy music by “The South Side Johnny Band” under the stars in the Veterans Memorial Amphitheater and a brilliant fireworks display. This year, the Blast will feature a concert from 7 to 9 p.m., with fireworks to follow. Admission and parking are free and there will be plenty of food available for...
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