Join us on National Wreaths Across America Day

December 14, 2019 | Jacksonville National Cemetery
Sponsor A Wreath

BE THEIR WITNESS

 

About Wreaths Across America

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 at more than 1,500 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea and abroad.

Join us by sponsoring a veterans’ wreath at the Jacksonville National Cemetery, volunteering or donating to a local fundraising group.

Our Wreath Goal This Year:

Schedule of Events

December 14th, 2019

6:30 am

All Wreaths Across America Staff arrive at the Jacksonville National Cemetery

7:00 am

Arrival Time for Truck and Section Crew Leads (those who will organize the unloading and staging of the wreaths)

7:30 am

Volunteer arrival time to unload the wreaths trucks and stage the wreaths

8:30 am

Wreath Escort arrives (estimated arrival best conditions)

10:00 Am

Arrival time for those groups helping to hand out the wreaths, our younger youth groups, Military Honors team

10:00 Am

*** NEW ***

After all the wreaths are unloaded ** FAMILY MEMBERS ONLY ** will be allowed to place a wreath on their love ones headstone before the ceremony starts at 11:45 am

11:00 AM

All others attending please be on property no later than 11:30am

11:45 PM

Program Starts

12:00 PM

Nationwide coordinated minute of silence

The Event Location

Jacksonville National Cemetery
4083 Lannie Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32218

Event Parking

Event Parking will be at the Anheuser-Busch Turf Plant

16163 Lem Turner Rd
Jacksonville, Florida 32218

Handicap Parking

Handicap Parking will be at the Jacksonville National Cemetery

4083 Lannie Rd
Jacksonville, Florida 32218

Jacksonville National Cemetery

*** Notice for Families ***

On Thursday December 12, 2019 and Friday December 13, 2019 from 9:00am till 2:00pm families are welcome to come out to the Jacksonville National Cemetery and receive a small American Flag from the Administrative Office and place it on their loved one’s headstone so that your family will be the ones to place the wreath.

Get in Touch

Send us a message and we will get back with you as soon as possible.

Sponsors

Thanks to our sponsors for making this event FREE to attend