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

Welcome to the Calverton National Cemetery's National Wreaths Across America Day Page, sponsored since 2007 by the Support Committee At Calverton National Cemetery, Inc.

On Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 10:00 AM, National Wreaths Across America Day Ceremony will be held at Calverton 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 consider CARPOOLING and/or BUSES, parking is very limited

The 2020 National Wreaths Across America Day theme is “BE AN AMERICAN WORTH FIGHTING FOR".

Also, please plan on coming back in January 2021 for the Retirement of Remembrance Wreaths! Date to be advised soon.

NOTE:  GRAVE SPECIFIC CUTOFF DATE/TIME - Friday, November 27, 2020 at 5:00 PM.

Our goal for the 2020 Calverton National Cemetery's National Wreaths Across America Day is to receive and place over 135,000 Remembrance Wreaths this year, please help us in this effort!!

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 Calverton National Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!

New for 2020 Calverton National Cemetery's National Wreaths Across America Day, one unified email address for all contacts, wreaths@calvertonmemorial.com

Our Website:
https://www.calvertonsupportcommittee.com/

Our Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/SCACNC/

Our Official Wreaths Across America Page:
https://wreathsacrossamerica.org/NYCNCC

Support Committee At Calverton National Cemetery, Inc.
PO Box 893
Riverhead, NY 11901

wreaths@calvertonmemorial.com – A 501(c)3 Not-For-Profit Public Charity




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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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Invite

Click here to spread the word encourage your friends to sponsor, volunteer or keep up with our news.


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In Memoriam
by Abigail Martinez for Peter Martinez, Marine Corps, Honored by Calverton National Cemetery

1/1/ 1949 -.8/14/2019 In memory of our brother, Cpl.Peter J.Martinez jr. Served USMC in Vietnam from 1967 - 1968. Merry Christmas we all love you and miss you Your Sister, Abbey Martinez
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In Honor Of
Salvatore Savoca, a true family man. Our beloved husband, dad, grandpa, and great grandpa. Not a day goes by that you are not thought of, spoken about, or remembered. Thank you for the memories and the love. When we got you, we really landed a hole in one. Merry Christmas, Grandpa. We miss you.
Check out 241 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Ceremony Details

Location Information

Calverton National Cemetery (NYCNCC)
210 Princeton Blvd
Calverton, NY 11933

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Saturday, December 19, 2020
10:00 AM

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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.


You may be directed to alternate entrance, i.e., MAINTENANCE ENTRANCE on RT 25 just slightly east of MAIN ENTRANCE, or even the BACK GATE on RT 25A (Opposite METRO Gas Station).


Parking Instructions

There is LIMITED PARKING at Calverton National Cemetery, general parking is located adjacent to the Assembly Area in two grass field lots, where onsite police/staff/volunteers will direct you to a parking spot.

PLEASE DO NOT PARK/STAND/STOP IN ASSEMBLY AREA CIRCLE!!!

During the day, please consider WALKING within Calverton National Cemetery not driving about, and enjoy the beauty of our cemetery, which may include deer, turkeys and more.





Ceremony and Volunteer Information

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

Local Groups Supporting Us

Leroy R. Grumman CAP Cadet Squadron NY153 (NY0018P)

Welcome to Leroy R. Grumman CAP Cadet Squadron NY153 (NY0018P)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Calverton 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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Team Dinger

Welcome to Team Dinger! My page is in honor of my Dad, U.S. Navy BMC Herbert C. Loper Jr. (section 31)My fundraising group is proud to support the Calverton 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 the wreath laying ceremony planned for Saturday, December 19, 2020. Thank you in advance! Herbert C. Loper III

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