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

Welcome to the VFW Post 5408 Acworth, GA (GA0093P)'s Wreaths Across America Page. 

On National Wreaths Across America Day, VFW Post 5408 Acworth, GA (GA0093P) will be helping Georgia 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 VFW Post 5408 Acworth, GA (GA0093P) 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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What's Your Why? Volunteer Spotlight on Jerry Tiarsmith and Patrick Cusack

This year, the Knights of Columbus celebrates 140 years since its founding. Starting in 1882 at a small parish in New Haven, Connecticut, the mortality rate for Irish immigrants was high. An association of men was created to care for widows and orphans. There are four levels within the organization with the 4th Degree supporting patriotic and veteran-related activities like Wreaths Across America....

Wreaths Across America's Trucking Tributes Presents Bill Bess with Allen Lund

They want their people out in the community doing things. Wreaths Across America was a natural fit for me and I’ve enjoyed helping other employees get involved with wreath-laying ceremonies and other events....

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Memory
by Eldridge H. for Todd (Smitty) Smith, Air Force, Honored by Georgia National Cemetery

In memory of my 1st roommate, AF Wingman, and brother Smitty! A great guy, that loved to be around people. He put up a good fight but Cancer took him from us too soon. RIP
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by Eldridge H. for Todd (Smitty) Smith, Air Force, Honored by Georgia National Cemetery

In memory of my 1st roommate, AF Wingman, and brother Smitty! A great guy, that loved to be around people. He put up a good fight but Cancer took him from us too soon. RIP
Check out 30 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Ceremony Details

Location Information

Georgia National Cemetery (GANCCA)
1080 Veterans Cemetery Road
Canton, GA 30114
Click here for the Georgia National Cemetery Page

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National Wreaths Across America Day

George Labollita, George Labollita, Russ Seltenright, Tom E Wilder

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.

Parking Instructions

There is very limited parking at this cemetery.  Please carpool or UBER/LYFT to the cemetery.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Georgia National Cemetery . Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.

If you would like, volunteer to participate in the wreath laying ceremony, on December 17th, 2022. Families with a loved one buried at Georgia National Cemetery may place a single wreath starting at 9am.

The ceremony will begin at 11:00 AM. 

All other non-grave specific wreaths will be placed after the ceremony. 



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.

Our Locations

Welcome to Georgia National Cemetery (GANCCA) and thank you deeply for helping us with our goal to honor as many veterans as possible on Wreaths Across America Day, National Wreaths Across America Day. 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....