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REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.

Welcome to the CABNCB Bakersfield National Cemetery Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 14, 2024 (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony) at 09:00 am , Wreaths Across America will be at Bakersfield National Cemetery to Remember and Honor our veterans through the laying of Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes and the act of saying the name of each and every veteran aloud.

Please help our location lay wreaths at as many graves as possible by clicking the red "Sponsor" button. Or, if you would like to volunteer to participate in the wreath laying ceremony, please click the “Volunteer” button next to the cemetery name below, and don't forget to click the "Invite" button to invite your friends and family to join you. 

Thank you so much for supporting Bakersfield National Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!

Sponsor Wreaths

Click "Sponsor Wreaths" to sponsor a wreath and help us reach our goal of honoring every veteran at the cemetery.

Volunteer

Click here if you would like to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on Wreaths Day at the cemetery.

Invite

Click here to spread the word encourage your friends to sponsor, volunteer or keep up with our news.

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In Honor Of
by Daughters Of Union Veterans Of The Civil War, Tent 88 for DUVCW Tent 88, Honored by Bakersfield National Cemetery

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In Honor Of
by Mary Stratton for RALPH A. MOORE, Army, SP 4, Served From 1966 to 1967, Born 07/06/46, Passed On 04/20/11, Honored by Bakersfield National Cemetery

Gone but never forgotten. We miss you and love you forever.

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Location Information

CABNCB - Bakersfield National Cemetery
30338 E Bear Mountain Blvd
Keene, CA 93531, United States

10,187
7,500
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December 14, 2024 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony)

Marylee Shrider, Penny Martinez

Directions to Cemetery

Navigation systems do an adequate job finding the cemetery. When you arrive, please follow the people and signs to the site of the ceremony itself.

Parking Instructions

Please arrive early to allow time for parking and transit to the ceremony location.

Handicapped parking is available at the entrance to the cemetery. All general parking vehicles will be directed to the auxiliary parking area by volunteers. Please follow all guidance and instructions.

A shuttle bus will be available to assist with transportation to/from parking area.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Bakersfield National Cemetery (BNC). Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.

Here are some things to remember about the ceremony:

  • Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
  • Join us for a brief ceremony at 09:00 am at the Upper Assembly Area; transportation will be provided.
  • At 9:45 am, volunteers may commence laying wreaths.  Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath.
  • Family and friends of veterans who purchased 'grave-specific' wreaths will check in at the BNC's Public Information Center and will be the only participants to lay a wreath between 7:30 am - 8:45 am.
  • Please follow the location coordinators instructions on where to place wreaths, as well as "how" they should be placed.
  • We especially appreciate volunteers willing to help clean-up. Our wreath 'Clean-Up Day' is scheduled for Saturday, January 13th.  Please check in with the location coordinator if you are interested in helping with the clean-up.

The most important thing to remember is to have a wonderful experience participating in the ceremony and thank you so much for help Wreaths achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.

Local Groups Supporting Us

CA0797 - Bakersfield Republican Women, Federated

Welcome to Bakersfield Republican Women, Federated (BRWF)! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support Bakersfield National Cemetery and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

CA0635 - Mojave Cemetery

Welcome to {{Mojave Cemetery}}! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support {{Mojave Cemetery}} and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

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