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

Welcome to the Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 14, 2024 at 11:00 am (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony), Wreaths Across America will be at Fort Leavenworth 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 Fort Leavenworth 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 Memoriam
by Susan A. for Stephen Hollis Stull, Army, CPT, Honored by Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery

In loving memory of CPT Stephen Hollis Stull (Army Infantry), who served two tours in Vietnam, was captured as a POW, and returned to the US to struggle with PTSD for the rest of his life. Thank You for your service.

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In Memoriam
by Ray Bowser & Kodi Bowser for Gary Chaput, Honored by Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery

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Location Information

KSFLNC - Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery
395 Biddle Boulevard
Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027, United States

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December 14, 2024 at 11:00 am (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony)

Diana Pitts, Valton Jones, Jr

Directions to Cemetery

Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery is located on the active duty Army base of Fort Leavenworth, KS. 395 Biddle Blvd. Ft. Leavenworth, KS 66027. Upon entering Fort Leavenworth at the main gate please have a valid photo I.D. available to anyone 16 years or older. Show gate at gate and proceed up to cemetery. Please park in the Frontier Conference Center parking lot directly across the street from the cemetery. If that parking lot is full please proceed to Munson Army Health Center, corner of Biddle Blvd. and Pope Avenue. 

Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery and Leavenworth National Cemetery are very similar in name. Please ensure you have the correct location you are wishing to volunteer at. 

Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery is located on the active duty Army post of Fort Leavenworth Kansas

Leavenworth National Cemetery is located in Leavenworth/Lansing area near the Veterans Administration in Leavenworth. 

Thank you for helping honor our nations service members.

Parking Instructions

Parking will be at Frontier Conference Center, 350 Biddle Blvd. directly East of the Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery. Please walk across street and meet near the flagpole. Cemetery is closed to internal parking due to pedestrian traffic with exception to handicap tagged vehicles. Our cemeteries were not made to have a large amount of vehicles on them at once. Therefore, many have extremely limited parking and narrow lanes. 

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery. 


Here are some things to remember about the ceremony:

  • Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery is located on the active military installation of the Fort Leavenworth Army Post.
  • Gates will open at 8:30am. All volunteers; ages 16 and above, must have a Military, State, or School ID.  
  • The ceremony will be at the flagpole with wreath placement to follow.
  • Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome, no need to preregister.
  • Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath and that children are accompanied to learn the proper way to place a wreath.
  • 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. 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

KS0055 - Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery KS

Welcome to KS0055 - Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery KS! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support Fort Leavenworth 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!

KS0144 - Group Supporting Section T - Fort Leavenworth KS

Welcome to KS0144 - Group Supporting Section T - Fort Leavenworth KS! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support Fort Leavenworth 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!

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