OH0037P - Dayton National Cemetery Support Committee
Please help us Remember, Honor, and Teach on December 16, 2023 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony) by sponsoring a wreath, volunteering, or inviting friends to help.
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REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.

Welcome to the OH0037P - Dayton National Cemetery Support Committee's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 16, 2023 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony), OH0037P - Dayton National Cemetery Support Committee will be helping Dayton 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.

The Dayton National Cemetery Support Committee also oversees the Wreaths Across America Program and many other support programs such as the Honor Guard and Tunnel Project at the Dayton VA.

Thank you so much for supporting the OH0037P - Dayton National Cemetery Support Committee and Wreaths Across America!

Sponsor Wreaths

Click "Sponsor Wreaths" to sponsor a wreath and help us reach our goal of honoring every veteran at the cemetery.


Click here if you would like to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on Wreaths Day at the cemetery.


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The America I Remember

Written by Cathy Pagano

Wreaths Across America and American Legion Auxiliary Enter Partnership

Nonprofits agree to work together to help support common missions for veterans and their families.

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Personal Message
by Lisa Jeter for James Jeter, Marine Corps, Served From 1956 to 1970, Born 03/16/38, Passed On 08/11/18, Honored by Dayton National Cemetery

Marine and Air Force retired. In honor and memoriam. We love and miss you Pa.

Prayer for Juan Garza, Jr., Navy, ATR2, Born 02/03/45, Passed On 04/13/20, Honored by Dayton National Cemetery

I pray that Juan Garza, Jr.'s family keeps happy memories of him close to their hearts... while angels stand nearby.

Check out 38 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Location Information

OHDNCD - Dayton National Cemetery
4400 W 3rd St
Dayton, OH 45428, United States
Click here for the Dayton National Cemetery Page


December 16, 2023 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony)

Justin MacKellar, Shannon MacKellar

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. We plan on having a procession Lead by the color guard and Patriot Guard Riders, from the Cemetery Office up to the monument starting at 11:45am on National Wreaths Across America Day.

Parking Instructions

Parking is somewhat limited at the cemetery and we try to reserve that for the elderly and handicapped. We encourage rideshare options or carpooling whenever possible, and offsite parking will be available at the Dayton VA Hospital located at 4100 W Third St, Dayton, OH 45428. For those parking at the cemetery, please do not move or go around any cones or barriers. Please park on one side of the road but not in the grass. All parking must be on a hard surface. 

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

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

Please see our Facebook page or group for more information (address may have to be copied and pasted in a browser):

Page: https://www.facebook.com/Wreaths-Across-America-Dayton-National-Cemetery-564499027048869

Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/466001118118588

Ceremony Information:

The ceremony will be held on 16 December 2023 at the monument behind the VA Cemetery Office on top of the hill. Around 11:45 am the Civil Air Patrol Color Guard and Patriot Guard Riders will lead a procession up to the monument from the Cemetery Office. The main ceremony will start at noon. This is an outside event, please dress appropriately for that day. 

We will also have a Facebook Live event on the Wreaths Across America- Dayton National Cemetery Facebook page (see link above) for those that cannot attend. Wreaths will be placed after the ceremony. Please follow the directions of the on-site staff for wreath placement locations and procedures, Please do not open boxes and take wreaths on your own. 

Please follow all appropriate COVID-19 safety precautions. 

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OHDNCD - Dayton National Cemetery

Welcome to OHDNCD - Dayton National Cemetery and thank you deeply for helping us with our goal to honor as many veterans as possible on Wreaths Across America Day, December 16, 2023 (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony). 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.