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

Welcome to Forsyth County Cadet Squadron's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 14, 2024 (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony) will be helping Alta Vista Cemetery to Remember and Honor our veterans by laying Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes.

Please help us honor and remember as many fallen heroes as possible by sponsoring remembrance wreaths, volunteering on Wreaths Day, or inviting your family and friends to attend with you.

Thank you so much for supporting Forsyth County Cadet Squadron and Wreaths Across America!

Sponsor Wreaths

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

Volunteer

Click here if you would like to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on Wreaths Day at the cemetery.

Invite

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The Maine Association of Broadcasters Announces Partnership with News Radio WGAN and Wreaths Across America on New Veteran Program

“The Maine Veterans Spotlight” will debut on News Radio 98-5 FM, AM 560 and online at www.wgan.com.

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by Richard Toole for Justin Toole, Army, Honored by Alta Vista Cemetery

LTC Justin R. Toole: Thank You Son For Your Continued Service To Our Country! We Are So Proud Of You! Love, MOM & DOD

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In Memoriam for William (Rich) Higgins, Marine Corps, Honored by Alta Vista Cemetery

In early 1987 Col Higgins was assigned to the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) as Chief of the U.N. Military Observer GP in southern Lebanon. In Feb 1988, his unarmed UN convoy was ambushed & he was kidnapped, & murdered by a Gp with links to Hezbollah. Rich, your courage & dedication in selfless service is, and will be remembered. The magnificent USS Higgins (DDG-76) carries your name proudly ...Farewell my friend & - Semper Fidelis - (Part of the Foreword by Gen A.M. Grey, 29th Commandant of the Marine Corps, to the book Patriot Dreams, written by Rich's widow Marine Lt Col Robin Higgins who displayed enormous courage & faith throughout the long ordeal of her husbands captivity & subsequent death. She has given us a powerful book of love, loyalty, jncredible courage, patriotism,... - submitted by a personal comrad in arms at the US Mission to the UN who knew him personally and has a personal copy of Patriot Dreams signed by Robin Higgins.

Check out 21 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Location Information

GAAVCG - Alta Vista Cemetery
521 Jones St
Gainesville, GA 30501, United States
Click here for the Alta Vista Cemetery Page

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December 14, 2024 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony)

Gloria Vega, Paul Blizzard

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

There 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 Alta Vista 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.

Our Locations

GAAVCG - Alta Vista Cemetery

Welcome to GAAVCG - Alta Vista Cemetery and thank you deeply for helping us with our goal to honor as many veterans as possible on Wreaths Across America Day, December 14, 2024 (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony). 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.

Group Members

Juli Vega's WAA Page (GA0253P - Forsyth County Cadet Squadron)

Welcome to my personal fundraising page for Wreaths Across America. I am working hard to support Forsyth County Cadet Squadron and Alta Vista Cemetery in our joint effort to fulfill WAA's mission to Remember, Honor, and Teach. Please click "View" to learn more about me and my effort and to help me cover as many graves on Wreaths Across America day, December 14, 2024 (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony) at 12:00 PM.

Jackson M's WAA Page (GA0253P - Forsyth County Cadet Squadron)

Welcome to my personal fundraising page for Wreaths Across America. I am working hard to support Forsyth County Cadet Squadron and Alta Vista Cemetery in our joint effort to fulfill WAA's mission to Remember, Honor, and Teach. Please click "View" to learn more about me and my effort and to help me cover as many graves on Wreaths Across America day, December 14, 2024 (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony) at 12:00 PM.

52 members support our group. Click "View Our Members" to see them all.