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 Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM, 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!
by Christiane Hoffman for Robert B. Hoffman, Honored by Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery
by Christiane Hoffman for Catherine Hoffman Nienhuis, Honored by Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery
1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr
San Diego, CA 92166
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.
Please be advised that there will be no on-site parking for the Wreaths Across America Ceremony.
There will be a parking lot with shuttle buses available. Please check back here or on our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/waafortrosecrans/) for further information.
Ceremony and Volunteer Information
Welcome to our Wreath Across America Remembrance Ceremony at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery.
Here are some things to remember about the Remembrance Ceremony and Wreath Laying:
• Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
• The Remembrance Ceremony will start promptly at 9:00AM and will last about 1 hour.
• Wreath Laying will follow the Ceremony; the wreaths will not be available for placement until after the ceremony has ended.
• Please sponsor wreaths prior to November 22, 2019; this helps to ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath.
• Please follow the instructions on where to place the wreaths as they will be staged in sections throughout the cemetery.
We especially appreciate volunteers willing to help clean-up. Please volunteer through this website 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.