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

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

On December 17, 2022 at 11:00 am, Wreaths Across America will be at Great Lakes 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. Or, 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 Great Lakes 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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Click here if you would like to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on Wreaths Day at the cemetery.

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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Great Lakes National Cemetery (MIGLNH)
4200 Belford Rd
Holly, MI 48442, United States

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December 17, 2022 at 11:00 am

Matt Hare, Mike McDougall

Directions to Cemetery

All volunteer parking will be off site at the Ascension Genesys Hospital located at 1 Genesys Parkway off Holly Rd. just west of the I-75 Holly Rd. exit. Signs will direct you where to park. Busses to the cemetery will begin running at 9am.The busses will be unloading and picking up at the administration building.

Assistance will be available at the cemetery for those who need help getting to a specific location 


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 Wreath Laying Event at Great Lakes 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
  • Please follow CDC Federal Covid guidelines while at the cemetery
  • Remember!!!  We lay these wreaths to honor our veterans.  Please do not take or remove wreaths from the cemetery.
  • 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. Clean-Up Day is Saturday - January 22, 2022.
  • Grave blankets, wreaths that are not from WAA or any personal items that have been placed at a grave site are not to be removed.  

The most important thing to remember is to have a wonderful experience placing Wreaths to achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.

Local Groups Supporting Us

Team Matrix Expedited Services (MI0178)

Welcome to Team Matrix Expedited Services (MI0178)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Great Lakes 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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Civil Air Patrol Oakland Composite Squadron 238 (MI0003P)

Welcome to Civil Air Patrol Oakland Composite Squadron 238 (MI0003P)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Great Lakes 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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