REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.
Welcome to the Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery's Wreaths Across America Page.
On December 19th, 2020 at 8:00AM , Wreaths Across America will be at Southern Arizona 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. Volunteers are encourage to come in at 8:00am to help stage the wreaths prior to the ceremony.
Due to COVID-19 the Wreaths Across American ceremony will be recorded in advance and posted on the Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery's Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/AVMCatSierraVista
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 Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!
Volunteer Spotlight: What's Your Why?
When Marsha lost her son in 2010, she said her faith would not allow her to wallow in self-pity. Her volunteer journey began when she was introduced to the American Gold Star Mothers and Wreaths Across America....
In the Name Of
by Deirdre M. for Kenneth Wilson, Army, PFC, Born 01/01/31, Passed On 01/01/00, Honored by Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery
by Deirdre M. for Phillip Sturtevant, Army, SP5, Born 01/01/39, Passed On 01/01/06, Honored by Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery
1300 S Buffalo Soldier Trail
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
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 InstructionsThere is plenty of parking at this cemetery, so feel free to park in any available spot.
Ceremony and Volunteer Information
We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Southern Arizona 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:
- Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
- Ceremonies around the world will be starting at 10:00am the same moment, so please be on time.
- 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.