Via Wreathes Across America Facebook Event Page: Join Wreathes Across America on National Wreaths Across America Day December 16, 2017 Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, our mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as over 1,200 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea, and abroad. It is encourage that every volunteer who places a wreath on a veteran's grave to say that veteran's name aloud and take a moment to thank them for their service to our country. It's a small act t... read more
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Wreaths Across America retirement 2017 Press Release: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY · MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2017 Wreaths Across America retirement is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, beginning at approximately 8:45 a.m., in Arlington National Cemetery. All cemetery gates will open at 8 a.m. The cemetery will be closed to vehicle traffic until 3 p.m. ANC Tours, Arlington’s interpretative bus tour, will not operate this day. This is a walking event . Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable walking shoes and bring refillable water bottles. Sign-up and pre-registration is NOT required. ... read more
Wreaths Across America Mission Remember, Honor, Teach, is carried out in part by coordinating wreath laying ceremonies a specified Saturday in December at Arlington, as well as veterans’ cemeteries and other locations in all 50 states and beyond. We also organize a week of events including international veteran’s tributes, ceremonies at State Houses and a week-long “Veteran’s Parade” between Maine and Virginia where we stop along the way to spread our message about the importance of remembering our fallen heroes, honoring those who serve, and teaching our children about the sacrifices made by... read more