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

Welcome to the KY0131P - Civil Air Patrol Van Meter Cadet Squadron's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 14, 2024 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony), KY0131P - Civil Air Patrol Van Meter Cadet Squadron will be helping Camp Nelson National 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 the KY0131P - Civil Air Patrol Van Meter 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.

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Personal Message
by Karen M. for MgySgt Michael Pierce, Marine Corps, Honored by Camp Nelson National Cemetery

Dad, this is our first Christmas without you. You are so loved and missed.

Location Information

KYCNNN - Camp Nelson National Cemetery
6980 Danville Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356, United States
Click here for the Camp Nelson National Cemetery Page

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

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Directions to Cemetery

Buses will be transporting volunteers to and from the cemetery starting around 9 AM. Parking will be at the Garrard County Fairgrounds and Memorial Ballfield.

Please do not park on the side of the road, it’s dangerous!

Parking Instructions

Buses will be transporting volunteers to and from the cemetery starting around 9 AM. Parking will be at the Garrard County Fairgrounds and Memorial Ballfield.

Please do not park on the side of the road, it’s dangerous!

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

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

KYCNNN - Camp Nelson National Cemetery

Welcome to Camp Nelson National Cemetery and thank you deeply for helping us with our goal to honor as many veterans as possible on Wreaths Across America Day, December 16, 2023. 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.