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

Welcome to the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On Saturday, December 14th @ 11:00am, Wreaths Across America will be at Southeast Louisiana Veterans 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.  

Thank you so much for supporting Southeast Louisiana Veterans 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.

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

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Truckload Carriers Association Announces Participation in Wreaths Across America’s Truckloads of Remembrance

The association’s effort will honor and remember our nation’s veterans who were laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery while providing resources for its TCA Scholarship Fund.

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In Memoriam
by Michelle L. Gonzales for Wallace Dean Jr, MGysgt, Honored by Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery

My Mentor, my friend, my brother. Semper Fi.

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In Memoriam
by Sebastian R Pichon & Emilda L Pichon for Sebastin Roy Pichon, Army, Sgt, Honored by Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery

Check out 557 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Location Information

LASLVC - Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery
34888 Grantham College Road
Slidell, LA 70460, United States

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

Brittany Reese, Carletta Hall

Directions to Cemetery

Navigation systems do not do an adequate job finding the cemetery.  Please follow the directions below if you have never been to our cemetery.  From New Orleans and East: 1. Travel east on I-10 towards Slidell 2. Merge on to I-12 West towards Hammond 3. Take exit 80 onto Airport Rd. (Brown Cemetery sign on interstate) 4. Turn right onto Airport Rd.(Brown Cemetery sign on exit) 5. Take next right at the light in front of the gas station (Blue Cemetery sign) 6. Follow service road (Grantham College Rd.) into Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery From Lacombe and West: 1. Travel east on I-12 towards Slidell 2. Take exit 80 onto Airport Rd. (Brown Cemetery sign on interstate) 3. Turn left onto Airport Rd. (Brown Cemetery sign on exit) 4. Go over the interstate 5. Take next right at the light in front of the gas station (Blue Cemetery sign) 6. Follow service road (Grantham College Rd.) into Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery

Parking Instructions

Please follow the parking attendants as you enter the cemetery, they will direct you to the proper parking locations.  We have limited parking and very limited  handicapped parking available so if you or a loved one requires handicapped drop off please be sure to arrive before 9:00am.    Once parking has filled up we cannot allow vehicles to drive through the cemetery so please arrive as early as possible and carpool if you can.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery. 

Here are some things to remember about the ceremony:

  • Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
  • Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity 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

LA0072P - American Legion Auxiliary UNIT 16

Welcome to LA0072P - American Legion Auxiliary UNIT 16! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support Southeast Louisiana Veterans 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!

LA0103 - Rotary Club of Slidell

Welcome to the Rotary Club of Slidell's Sponsorship Group in support of the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery!  Help us 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!

13 groups support us. Click "View Our Groups" to see them all.