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

Welcome to the Coast Guard Auxiliary Association, Inc. (AuxA)'s Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 19 at 12:00 pm, 2020, Coast Guard Auxiliary Association, Inc. (AuxA) will be helping Arlington 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 Coast Guard Auxiliary Association, Inc. (AuxA) 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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Click here if you would like to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on Wreaths Day at the cemetery.

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by Marcia G.
God bless all those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our Freedom.
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by Marcia G.
God bless all those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our Freedom.
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Ceremony Details

Location Information

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

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December 19 at 12:00 pm, 2020

Amber C.,Renee W.,Wayne H.

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.

Note: Memorial Drive will be closed to motorists. No personal vehicles will be allowed into the cemetery. ONLY family pass holders and those with handicapped placards will be allowed to park in the ANC Welcome Center parking garage. 



Parking Instructions

Use Metro to Access the Cemetery

Due to anticipated congestion at the Arlington Cemetery Station, Metro recommends volunteers exit via the Rosslyn or Pentagon stations and walk to the cemetery. From these locations it is a short 15-minute walk to one of the cemetery entrances. If exiting at Rosslyn, you must enter the cemetery via the Ord & Weitzel gate by walking along the North Meade Street sidewalks. If exiting at the Pentagon, you must enter through the cemetery’s South Gate entrance. 


Pentagon Parking  

Limited general public parking will be available at the Pentagon North and South Parking lots. There will be Wreaths Across America volunteers and signage positioned in the parking lots guiding visitors to walk to the nearest cemetery entrances. For those parking in Pentagon South Parking, 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. 


Family Pass Holders/Handicapped Placards

ONLY family pass holders and those with handicapped placards will be allowed to park in the ANC Welcome Center parking garage. 


Ride Share Drop-off Locations

For those volunteers who plan to arrive via a ride share (i.e. Uber, Lyft), the drop off location is the Hayes lot (599-549 Army Navy Drive). From this point, volunteers will need to walk to the cemetery’s South Gate entrance. 


 



Ceremony and Volunteer Information

Thank you for your interest in helping at Arlington this December 19th. However, Covid-19 has made us make some major decisions regarding the details of this year's details. 

We are committed to ensuring the safety of our community and,Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) and Wreaths Across America (WAA), along with our partners the U.S. Army Military District of Washington (MDW) and the 3rd U.S. Infantry, “The Old Guard” (TOG), will safely lay and recover approximately 267,000 wreaths to honor our nation’s heroes and their family members this December.

Family pass holders of those interred at ANC and Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home Cemetery will be able to lay wreaths in person at designated times. Members of the general public can take part in this year’s National Wreath Day in a virtual setting.

Our Locations

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, December 19, 2020. 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 Calverton National Cemetery (NYCNCC) and thank you deeply for helping us with our goal to honor as many veterans as possible on Wreaths Across America Day, December 19 and 20, 2020. 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....

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