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

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

On December 18 at 09:00 am, 2021, Wreaths Across America will be at Fort Rosecrans 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 Rosecrans National Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!

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

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Personal Message
by David Eschenbach for Carl Berghult, Navy, Honored by Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery

This is in memory of Carl Berghult, who gave his life in support of the United Sates from a fire aboard an Aircraft Carrier during the Viet Nam war. Carl was a husband, a father and a wonderful gentleman whose memory remains for his service and his presence.
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by David Eschenbach for Carl Berghult, Navy, Honored by Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery

This is in memory of Carl Berghult, who gave his life in support of the United Sates from a fire aboard an Aircraft Carrier during the Viet Nam war. Carl was a husband, a father and a wonderful gentleman whose memory remains for his service and his presence.
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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery (CAFRNS)
1700 Cabrillo Memorial Dr
San Diego, CA 92166

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December 18 at 09:00 am, 2021

Leeann Bare, LYNN EWING

Directions to Cemetery

From Interstate 5 South or Interstate-8 West: Exit at Rosecrans Street, turn right on Canon Street, turn left on Catalina Boulevard.

From Interstate 5 North: Exit and turn left on Hawthorne Street, turn right on N. Harbor Drive, turn left on Rosecrans Street, turn right on Canon Street, turn left on Catalina Boulevard. Exit at Rosecrans Street (State Route 209), turn right on Canon, turn left on Catalina Blvd.

Parking Instructions

There will be no on-site parking for this event. Shuttle buses will be running from a parking lot TBD to the cemetery entrance.

Please check our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/waafortrosecrans/) for any further updates.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

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

Wreaths Across America for Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery (WI0050)

Welcome to Wreaths Across America for Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery (WI0050)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Fort Rosecrans 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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Wreaths Across America-Punta Gorda (FL0499P)

Welcome to Wreaths Across America-Punta Gorda (FL0499P)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Charlotte Memorial Funeral Home and 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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