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

Welcome to the Nebraska Veterans Memorial Cemetery 's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 17, 2022 at 11:00 am, Wreaths Across America will be at Nebraska Veterans Memorial 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.

In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held at United Veterans Club, 1914 W Capital, Grand Island, NE, 68803.

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 Nebraska Veterans Memorial Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!

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Sponsor Wreaths

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

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Volunteer

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

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Invite

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


Wreaths Across America Hosts COP Summit Ahead of Annual Wreath Escort to Arlington

Their professionalism, coordination, attention to detail, and communications make traveling over a thousand miles from Maine to Arlington, Virginia, look easy....

Wreaths Across America's Trucking Tributes Presents Derrick Whittle with Cargo Transporters

Derrick says it’s tough to express how he feels in his heart about the role he plays in the Wreaths Across America mission to remember, honor, and teach. “When you see these kids out there waving their flags and shouting USA Proud, which is on my trailer, it’s exciting, and I want to teach them why the truck looks the way it does....

262 recent news items exist. Click "View All News" to see them all....

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In Honor Of for Mike Schuster, Air Force, Honored by Nebraska Veterans Memorial Cemetery

Mike Schuster, Air Force
In honor of Mike Schuster- Chair of Greater Grand Island Community Foundation
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In Memoriam
by Judith Chase for James Proskovec, Army, Honored by Nebraska Veterans Memorial Cemetery

James Proskovec, Army
In Memory of James Proskovec, father of six. Thank you for your service.
Check out 12 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Ceremony Details

Location Information

Nebraska Veterans Memorial Cemetery (NEVMCG)
2300 West Capital Avenue
Grand Island, NE 68803, United States

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December 17, 2022 at 11:00 am

Billie Herron, La Vonne Catron, Tammie Dimmitt

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.

In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will take place at the United Veterans Club at 1914 West Capital in Grand Island, NE 

The wreaths will be laid at the Veterans Cemetery on the corner of Webb and Capital immediately following the ceremony.

Parking Instructions

Parking is limited at the cemetery. It is advisable to car pool.  You may park on the shoulder of the road on Capital or in the parking lot at the strip mall across the street from the cemetery.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Nebraska Veterans Memorial Cemetery . 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:

In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held at United Veterans Club, 1914 W Capital, Grand Island, NE, 68803

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

Daughters of the American Revolution, Nebraska Society, Junior Members (NE0016)

Welcome to Daughters of the American Revolution, Nebraska Society, Junior Members (NE0016)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Omaha 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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Grand Island Express / GIX Logistics & VFW Auxiliary 1347 (NE0015)

Welcome to Grand Island Express / GIX Logistics & VFW Auxiliary 1347 (NE0015)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Nebraska Veterans Memorial 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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