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YOU can make a difference! Sponsor a wreath today to help us remember the fallen, honor those who serve, and teach our children the value of freedom. This small token of remembrance means the world to the families whose loved ones have made the ultimate sacrifice.


We need your help to make sure NO ONE is forgotten. In order to honor all the heroes in Arlington National Cemetery, over 250,000 wreaths are needed. Every donation truly makes a difference. 


The Washington Times is proud to be working with Wreaths Across America on their mission to place wreaths on the graves of our fallen heroes across the country on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 12:00 PM. Our staff will be placing the wreaths you have donated.


Thank you so much for supporting the The Washington Times (WT100) 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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In Memoriam
by Michael M.

Walt cared for my mother in retirement. Walt and Bette will rise out of the grave one Day and be rejoined (body & soul); until then, rest in peace.
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Prayer
by Mcneel

I miss you every day Clayton Mcneel the 39 years I thank you for it all your wife Terry Mcneel

Ceremony Details

Location Information

Arlington National Cemetery (ARLING)
Arlington National Cemetery
Memorial Drive
Fort Myer, VA 22211
Click here for the Arlington National Cemetery Page

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Saturday, December 14, 2019
8:30 AM

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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 Instructions

Use Metro to Access the Cemetery

Due to anticipated congestion at the Arlington National Cemetery Metro stop, recommend exiting via the Rosslyn and Pentagon Metro stops and walking to the cemetery. From these locations it is a short 15-minute walk to one of the cemetery entrances. If taking the Rosslyn exit, recommend using the cemetery’s Ord & Weitzel gate by walking along the North Meade Street sidewalks. If taking the Pentagon exit, recommend using the cemetery’s South Gate entrance.

Pentagon Parking

General public parking will be available at the Pentagon North Parking Lot (Lanes 50-60), South Parking Lot (Lanes 1-18) and the Pentagon City Mall parking garage (small fee associated). There will be volunteers and signage positioned in the parking lots guiding visitors to walk to the nearest cemetery entrances. For those parking in Pentagon South Parking and Pentagon City Mall Parking garage, recommend walking to the cemetery’s South Gate entrance for screening and entry to the grounds. For those parking in Pentagon North Parking, recommend walking to the cemetery’s main entrance on Memorial Ave. by using the Route 27 pedestrian walkway.


For the latest information and driving directions to Pentagon North and South Parking, visit www.arlingtoncemetery.mil.



Ceremony and Volunteer Information

Event Details

The Arlington National Cemetery gates (Main Entrance, Southgate, Ord & Weitzel, and Old Post Chapel) will open to the public at 8 a.m. All visitors must pass through the cemetery’s security screening process before entering the cemetery. There will be a brief opening ceremony inside the cemetery at the McClellan Gate at 8:30 a.m. General wreath placement will also begin at this time with the exception of those trucks in vicinity of the opening ceremony. They will begin wreath placements no later than 9 a.m.

Our Locations

Welcome to Wreaths Across America (NAGVRW) and thank you deeply for helping us with our goal to honor as many veterans as possible on Wreaths Across America Day, Saturday, December 14, 2019. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort or to volunteer to help or click "Sponsor" to purchase wreaths that will be laid on the graves of our fallen heroes by our loyal volunteers....

Welcome to Arlington National Cemetery (ARLING) and thank you deeply for helping us with our goal to honor as many veterans as possible on Wreaths Across America Day, Saturday, December 14, 2019. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort or to volunteer to help or click "Sponsor" to purchase wreaths that will be laid on the graves of our fallen heroes by our loyal volunteers....