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

Welcome to the Gateway Blue Star Mothers MO04 (MO0044P)'s Wreaths Across America Page. 

Gateway Blue Star Mothers are the proud Location Coordinators for Wreaths Across America at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.  

We have made it our mission to honor and remember as many heroes as possible with a remembrance wreath.  This is not possible without the help of you, the families and friends of our heroes at rest at JBNC; as well as the generous support of the Greater St. Louis Community. 

YOU can help by sponsoring a wreath (or 10!), getting your employer involved to sponsor wreaths or raising money in your community or circle of peers to help place a wreath on every single one of the 188,000 grave-sties at JBNC. 

We invite you all to come out for the Wreaths Across America Ceremony and Wreath laying on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 12:00 PM, at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery to Remember and Honor our veterans by laying Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes.

Thank you so much for supporting the Gateway Blue Star Mothers MO04 (MO0044P) and Wreaths Across America!

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In Memoriam
by Robert Meinhardt II for Robert Meinhardt Sr., Navy, Born 08/15/23, Passed On 07/30/03, Honored by Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

Dad, You are forever in our thoughts and prayers.
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In Memoriam
by Robert Meinhardt II for Robert Meinhardt Sr., Navy, Born 08/15/23, Passed On 07/30/03, Honored by Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

Dad, You are forever in our thoughts and prayers.
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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery (MOJBNS)
2900 Sheridan Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63125
Click here for the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Page

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Saturday, December 19, 2020
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Directions to Cemetery

Jefferson Barracks has limited onsite, off street parking.  Please carpool as much as possible and consider parking in the remote lots off Sheridan Road, or outside the back cemetery gate by the school.  Please follow the directions of the volunteers who will be controlling traffic.  Use the main entrance or the back entrances; the employee entrance off Sheridan is reserved to move group volunteers who are preregistered with access passes into the group pickup area.  

Parking Instructions

Due to the anticipated large crowds we suggest carpooling as much as possible and being prepared to arrive early for the 11 a.m. ceremony.  

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.
  • Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath by taking one or two wreaths at a time, placing them, pausing to Say Their Name with honor & respect.  This is not a race, it's a mission to honor.  
  • Please follow the location coordinators instructions on where to place wreaths in the predetermined sections we will be covering, 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 Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery (MOJBNS) 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 or click "Sponsor" to purchase wreaths that will be laid on the graves of our fallen heroes by our loyal volunteers....