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Join us on National Wreaths Across America Day

Saturday, December 17th, 2022

Jacksonville National Cemetery

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Our Wreath Goal This Year:

Schedule of Events

Our 2022 Event will be a 1 day event without any of the prior
Covid restrictions we have had in the past!!!

Buses will begin at 8:00 am shuttling the general public from the offsite parking to JNC
(off site parking address listed at the bottom of this page).

If you have questions when you arrive at JNC please look
for anyone in an orange vest to ask for help.

Golf Carts will be available to transport the handicapped around the cemetery.

Saturday, December 17th, 2022

6:30 am

WAA Staff Arrives at JNC

7:00 am

Section Leaders Arrive at JNC, Check in, Get Orange Vest

Motorcycle Escort stages at Winn Dixie
550969 US-1, Hilliard, FL 32046 - MAP IT

8:00 am

Motorcycle escort and tractor trailers leave Hilliard heading to JNC
Arrival time to JNC for community groups and the general public helping with offloading and  placing of wreaths

8:30 am

Motorcycle escort and tractor trailers arrive at JNC
Offloading and staging of wreaths by community members

10:30 am to 11:30 am

Families ONLY are invited to place wreaths for family members

11:30 am

“Let Freedom Sing” chorus begins at assembly area

11:55 am

Special Award Presentation

12:00 pm

Ceremony to begin with a Nationwide moment of silence at the JNC assembly area (THIS IS A NEW AREA FOR THE CEREMONY FROM PREVIOUS YEARS)

Ceremony begins after minute of silence

WAA Script is read and Placement of ceremonial wreaths

Families are invited to place wreaths 

The general public is invited to place wreaths in every section. 

Please dress for the weather!

If it has been raining prior to our event the ground will be wet and in some places muddy.
Wear the appropriate footwear. The weather can change!!!
It may be cold in the morning but by the afternoon it can be hot out there.
Please dress in layers.

BE THEIR WITNESS

 

About Wreaths Across America at The Jacksonville National Cemetery

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.

The Event Location

Jacksonville National Cemetery
4083 Lannie Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32218

Event Parking

Event Parking will be at the
Anheuser-Busch Turf Plant
at the corner of Lem Turner and Lannie Road
16163 Lem Turner Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32218

Handicap Parking

Parking on JNC property is reserved only
for cars with a handicap placard.

Jacksonville National Cemetery

Wreaths Across America at the Jacksonville National Cemetery

Get in Touch

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

Thank You.

Wreaths Across America at the Jacksonville National Cemetery.

Our Great Sponsors

Thanks to our sponsors for making the Wreaths Across America at the Jacksonville National Cemetery event FREE to attend!

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