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Welcome to Bethesda-Chevy Chase Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol's Wreaths Across America Page!

On December 18, 2021, our Squadron will join Civil Air Patrol members from across the country in helping to REMEMBER and HONOR our veterans by laying Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes.  Our Squadron is once again committed to supporting the Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery.

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.

To learn more about our Squadron you can visit our website at www.bcc-cap.org, "like" us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bccmd071, and/or follow us on Instagram @bccmd071.

Thank you so much for supporting our Squadron and Wreaths Across America!

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

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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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Invite

Click here to spread the word encourage your friends to sponsor, volunteer or keep up with our news.


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In Memoriam
by Mary Ellen Frank for Richard Rees, Air Force, Honored by Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Cheltenham

In memory of Richard Rees, US Air Force
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In Memoriam
by Mary Ellen Frank for Richard Rees, Air Force, Honored by Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Cheltenham

In memory of Richard Rees, US Air Force
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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Cheltenham (MDCHVC)
11301 Crain Hwy
Cheltenham, MD 20623
Click here for the Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Cheltenham Page

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Directions to Cemetery

Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Cheltenham - MDCHVC -  is located at 11301 Crain Highway, Cheltenham MD  20623 Parking is limited on the grounds of MDCHVC.

Please like our Facebook page at "Wreaths Across America at Cheltenham, MD" for recent updates.

Parking Instructions

Parking is limited to Volunteer Sign-up slots per hour.

Please like our Facebook page "Wreaths Across America at Cheltenham, MD" for updates.

  

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America event at Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Cheltenham. 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 event:

  • Registration is required for a specific time slot.

  • Masks and social distancing required. 

  • 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.  All empty cardboard boxes must be brought to the cemetery roads so they can be properly disposed of before 3 pm.   Please check in with the location coordinator if you are interested in helping with the clean-up.

  • Please carpool to Cheltenham as parking is EXTREMELY limited.

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 Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Cheltenham (MDCHVC) and thank you deeply for helping us with our goal to honor as many veterans as possible on Wreaths Across America Day, December 18, 2021. 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....