REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.
Welcome to the Sarasota Military Academy (FL0045P)'s Wreaths Across America Page.
On December 18, 2021 at 10:00 am, Sarasota Military Academy (FL0045P) will be helping Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota FL 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 Sarasota Military Academy (FL0045P) 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....
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9810 State Rd 72
Sarasota, FL 34241
Click here for the Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota FL Page
Directions to Cemetery
I 75 to Exit #205 (Clark Road/State Rd 72). East on SR 72 4.7 miles to the 2nd (furthest East) Cemetery Entrance. You will need your registration confirmation at check in.
Follow Local Law Enforcement, VA Police and Mission Staff instructions for entering and exiting the cemetery. ALL TRAFFIC is ONE WAY FLOW.
Parking InstructionsEnter SNC at the 2nd Entrance, follow directional signs and traffic attendants instructions at all times. Car Pooling is encouraged and strongly recommended. No long term parking, PARKING ON PAVED AREAS ONLY. Drivers will be directed to a predesignated section to lay wreaths at that section. We ask that you be courteous to volunteers awaiting their opportunity to lay wreaths and leave the grounds as quickly as possible. Thank you
Ceremony and Volunteer Information
2022 WREATH LAYING MISSION PLANS WILL BE ANNOUNCED MID NOVEMBER 2022.