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

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

On Saturday, December 16, 2023, Wreaths Across America will be at Florida 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. And, 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 Florida National 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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In Honor Of for PHILIP T. MC GUIRE, Marine Corps, WORLD WAR 11, Born 10/07/22, Passed On 12/28/05, Honored by Florida National Cemetery

PHILIP T. MC GUIRE, WORLD WAR 11, Marine Corps
Philip T McGuire ---- Thank you for your service.
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by Pamela Lupi for Louis Lupi, Honored by Florida National Cemetery

Louis Lupi
Thank you Dad! Love, Pam
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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Florida National Cemetery (FLNCBU)
6502 SW 102nd Ave
Bushnell, FL 33513, United States

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December 16, 2023 at 12:00 pm

Randy Lewer, Cindy Bentley-Roberts

Directions to Cemetery

Navigation systems do an adequate job finding the cemetery. When you arrive, please follow the staff and signs to the area you signed up to volunteer.  We do however ask that you enter from the north using exit 314, then West on Hwy 48, turn left onto Co Rd 625, turn right onto Co Rd 476W for 1.6m then left onto Co Rd 476B South.  The cemetery entrance will be on your right.  Entering from this direction helps to alleviate traffic from I-75.   Follow our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/WreathsAcrossAmericaBushnell for updates and announcements.   

Parking Instructions

All traffic will be ONE WAY when you enter the cemetery.  We ask that you PARK ON THE LEFT, DRIVE ON THE RIGHT. This will help us to continue the movement of traffic.  You can reference a map, under the PHOTOS tab here on our website.  We will have two areas open for lot parking, one in the 600 block and one in the 400 block (adjacent to the ceremony section) Staff will direct you into these lots to help with overflow.  Once you have received your wreaths you are able to go to any section in the cemetery to place your wreaths, just remember traffic will continue to be one way, so it might mean circling back.  After you have placed your wreaths we ask that you leave the cemetery to allow others to Remember our fallen veterans.  This will help us to continue to move traffic.  Two exits, Maintenance or the Main Exit.  We ask that you honor our volunteers and FNC staff with parking/traffic control.  Thank you for your help in our mission to Remember~Honor~Teach. 

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Florida 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.  

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

Florida Epsilon Sigma Alpha International Sorority (FL0011)

Welcome to Florida Epsilon Sigma Alpha International Sorority (FL0011)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Florida 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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Long Cane Chapter NSDAR (SC0255P)

Welcome to Long Cane Chapter NSDAR (SC0255P)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support City 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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