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

Welcome to the Wreaths Across America San Diego- Fort Rosecrans (CA0022)'s Wreaths Across America Page. 

On Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 12:00 PM, Wreaths Across America San Diego- Fort Rosecrans (CA0022) will be helping Fort Rosecrans 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 Wreaths Across America San Diego- Fort Rosecrans (CA0022) 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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In Memoriam
by Kandis B.
In memory and honor of my father James Russel Louy who died in 1963 during a training mission. My father saved the life of his driver and that of the driver of the truck that rolled over on him killing him instantly. I was just 6 months old but from everything I’ve been told my father was an amazing man!
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In Memoriam
by Kandis B.
In memory and honor of my father James Russel Louy who died in 1963 during a training mission. My father saved the life of his driver and that of the driver of the truck that rolled over on him killing him instantly. I was just 6 months old but from everything I’ve been told my father was an amazing man!
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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery (CAFRNS)
1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr
San Diego, CA 92166
Click here for the Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery Page

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Saturday, December 19, 2020
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Directions to Cemetery

From Interstate 5 South or Interstate-8 West: Exit at Rosecrans Street, turn right on Canon Street, turn left on Catalina Boulevard.

From Interstate 5 North: Exit and turn left on Hawthorne Street, turn right on N. Harbor Drive, turn left on Rosecrans Street, turn right on Canon Street, turn left on Catalina Boulevard. Exit at Rosecrans Street (State Route 209), turn right on Canon, turn left on Catalina Blvd.

Parking Instructions

Please be advised that there will be no on-site parking for the Wreaths Across America Ceremony.

Parking will be at Point Loma Nazarene University. Shuttle buses will be running from 7:30 AM until Noon from PNLU to Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery and back.

Point Loma Nazarene University

3900 Lomaland Drive

San Diego, CA 92106 

From Interstate 5 South or Interstate-8 West: Exit at Rosecrans Street (State Route 209) for about 2 miles, turn right on Canon Street, turn left on Catalina Boulevard. Turn right at the light at Lomaland Drive, proceed through the Welcome Center and follow the signs.

From Interstate 5 North: Exit at Pacific Highway, then left on Barnett, and right on Midway then left on Rosecrans. Proceed on Rosecrans past Shelter Island Drive and follow brown signs for Cabrillo Monument. Turn right on Canon Street, then left on Catalina Boulevard. Turn right at the light at Lomaland Drive, proceed through the Welcome Center and follow the signs. 

Please check our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/waafortrosecrans/) for any further updates.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

Welcome to our Wreath Across America Remembrance Ceremony at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery.

Here are some things to remember about the Remembrance Ceremony and Wreath Laying:

• Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.

• The Remembrance Ceremony will start promptly at 9:00AM and will last about 1 hour.

• Wreath Laying will follow the Ceremony; the wreaths will not be available for placement until after the ceremony has ended.

• Please sponsor wreaths prior to November 22, 2019; this helps to ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath.

• Please follow the instructions on where to place the wreaths as they will be staged in sections throughout the cemetery.

We especially appreciate volunteers willing to help clean-up. Please volunteer through this website 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.


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Welcome to WAA Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery. And, thank you deeply for helping us with our goal to honor as many veterans as possible on Wreaths Across America Day, Saturday, December 19, 2020. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort or to volunteer to help AND click "Sponsor" to sponsor wreaths that will be laid at the headstones of our fallen heroes by our loyal volunteers....