REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.
Welcome to the Fitzpatrick Family (PA0494P)'s Wreaths Across America Page.
On December 17, 2022 at 12:00 pm, Fitzpatrick Family (PA0494P) will be helping Indiantown Gap 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 Fitzpatrick Family (PA0494P) and Wreaths Across America!
The Tuskegee Legacy
WW II had begun the first week James Sheppard was enrolled in high school. “A lot of young men at the time wanted to do their part for their country. It was a patriotic thing, and millions were signing up to get in. Dad had heard they had established a program for African-America pilots, and he thought that was the thing to do....
6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion
In early 1945 as the Battle of the Bulge concluded Army officials reported that a lack mail was hurting morale. Warehouses were filled with millions of pieces of mail destined for the seven million Americans serving in the European theater. The task of getting that mail to its intended recipients fell on the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion....
484 Indiantown Gap Road
Annville, PA 17003
Click here for the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery Page
Directions to Cemetery
Ceremony Day Attendance and Parking
There is very limited parking on the Cemetery for ONLY Handicapped with approved placard, VIPs and Ceremony Participants.
FREE Parking and shuttle service will be available at the Ingram Micro, 80 Micro Drive, Jonestown, PA and MSC, 100 MSC Drive, Jonestown, PA parking lots off of I-81, Exit 90.
Shuttle service to the IGNC Cemetery will begin at 10:00 AM on December 18, 2021, and continue throughout the day. There is return bus service to the same two parking lots for all volunteers.
Handicap and Program Volunteers who do not make parking on the Cemetery must park at the Memorial Lake State Park, where there will be a shuttle bus for these individuals. Follow signs off of I-81, Exit 85B.
Dress Warm and for the weather, and wear comfortable walking shoes. All activities are outside.
Parking InstructionsThere is no parking on Fort Indiantown Gap Military Post. Please do not park on Post, as your vehicle may be towed.
There is very limited parking for H-cap, VIPs and Ceremony Participants on the Cemetery.
H-cap and Ceremony Participants overflow will be at Memorial State Park. A shuttle bus will bring participants only on a 9:45 am run to the Cemetery, and then regular shuttle runs will begin at 10.
All other folks coming out must park at Ingram Micro or MSC, off of Interstate 81, Exit 90. Please watch for signs and uniformed folks directing traffic. Free shuttle bus transportation is provided from 10 am until all volunteers are returned to their vehichles.
Private buses may enter through Biddle Drive, from Fisher Avenue and drop off volunteers, but must park the bus at Ingram Micro and catch a shuttle back to the Cemetery for the Ceremony and wreath laying.
Ceremony and Volunteer Information
We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.
TO ATTEND OUR WAA CEREMONY: come early, follow WAA Event Signs and instruction. There is NO parking on Fort Indiantown Gap. FREE Parking and shuttle service will be available at the Ingram Micro, 80 Micro Drive, Jonestown, PA and MSC, 100 MSC Drive, Jonestown, PA parking lots off of I-81, Exit 90.
Shuttle service to the IGNC Cemetery will begin at 10:00 AM on December 18, 2021, and continue throughout the day. There is return bus service to the same two parking lots for all volunteers. Handicap and Program Volunteers have very limited parking at the Cemetery.
Handicapped Parking and Ceremony Volunteers Only - There will be a shuttle bus from Memorial Lake State Park for these individuals. Follow signs off of I-81, Exit 85B.
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.