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

Welcome to the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 18, 2021 at 11:00 am, Wreaths Across America will be at Jefferson Barracks 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 Jefferson Barracks 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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Volunteer

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

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Wreaths Across America's Trucking Tributes Presents Don Queeney

“It gave me a completely different opinion of the American public.I was surprised when I saw close to eighty thousand people find their way to Arlington National Cemetery, and you have to put effort into getting there, for the chance to get two, maybe four wreaths to place. It was inspiring."...

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Coming through my hometown as part of the escort and seeing the hundreds of people and kids waving their American flags along Route 1 in the Biddeford-Saco area was an amazing experience....

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A Tribute
by Joyce Gwillim for Robert Gwillim, Navy, Born 06/30/27, Passed On 10/01/03, Honored by Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

To my father who served his Country during WW II, and shared his loyalty with his children, who each served in the military, a son in the Air Force and a daughter in the Navy.
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A Tribute
by Joyce Gwillim for Robert Gwillim, Navy, Born 06/30/27, Passed On 10/01/03, Honored by Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

To my father who served his Country during WW II, and shared his loyalty with his children, who each served in the military, a son in the Air Force and a daughter in the Navy.
Check out 1,483 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Ceremony Details

Location Information

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery (MOJBNS)
2900 Sheridan Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63125

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December 18, 2021 at 11:00 am

Janelle Eveld, Kathleen Schulte

Directions to Cemetery

A symbolic wreath laying ceremony will be performed prior to opening wreath laying to the Sponsorship Groups and General Public.  Due to Covid, we will not be having a traditional ceremony as we have had in years past. 

Parking Instructions

Off street parking is available inside Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.  Please be sure to limit the amount of volunteers to 10 or fewer in any one section. 

Wreath pickup is at the intersection of Sheridan & Boundry Roads at the upper lot of Sylvan Springs Park.  Distribution is a drive through pickup, please remain in your car for volunteers to give you your wreaths. 

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Jefferson Barracks 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.
  • To help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath, wreaths are distributed to registered participants.  Please keep in mind there are over 200,000 gravesites at JBNC and only a small percentage of them receive wreaths each year.  You may only get one wreath to place, or you may get several.  It all depends on the number of wreaths sponsored each year and how many volunteers register.  We depend on supporters to sponsor wreaths to help honor more heroes every year.  
  • 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 on January 22, 2022. 

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.

Local Groups Supporting Us

Honor Wreaths For Veterans

Welcome to Honor Wreaths For Veterans! Our location fundraising group is proud to support 11 cemeteries (9 National and 2 City Cemeteries) 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 the wreath laying ceremony planned for December 18, 2021 at 11:00 am. Thank you so much!

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Illinois State Organization National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (IL0206)

Welcome to Illinois State Organization National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (IL0206)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Camp Butler 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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