REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.
Welcome to the Washington National Guard State Historical Society's (WNGSHS) Wreaths Across America Page.
The WNGSHS is supporting Tahoma National Cemetery to provide holiday wreaths for more than 40,000 interments. Without your support we won't be able to achieve this goal..
Please help us honor and remember as many fallen heroes as possible by sponsoring remembrance wreaths or inviting your family and friends to attend with you the activities on December 15, 2018.
To get started, click the Sponsor Wreaths button. You will be presented several options including the ability to sponsor a specific grave site. All orders must be completed by December 3, 2018. We also have forms that can be completed at Building 2, Washington National Guard Museum.
Thank you so much for supporting the Washington National Guard State Historical Society and Wreaths Across America!
Wreaths Across America Advances its Mission To Normandy
The transportation of nearly 9,500 fresh balsam veterans’ wreaths from Maine to Normandy requires a massive and coordinated effort, and this complex transport would not be possible without the generous in-kind support of global supply chain management company CEVA Logistics, the transatlantic cargo capacity of United Airlines, and the over-the-road transport provided by Metropolitan Trucking. ...
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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 Tahoma 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.
- Ceremonies around the world will be starting at 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.