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

Welcome to the Civil Air Patrol Gastonia Squadron's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 14, 2019 at Noon, our squadron will be conducting a ceremony at Gaston Memorial Park in Gastonia 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 to help or attending the ceremony.

Thank you so much for supporting the Civil Air Patrol Gastonia Squadron's 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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In the Name Of
by Robyn M. for Raymond Martin, Jr, Air Force, Honored by Oakwood Cemetery

In memory of Raymond L. Martin, Sr, William H. Wallace, Jr. Garnett Jackson Ray.
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Memory
by Cynthia Berrier for Earl Franklin Rowe, Honored by Oakwood Cemetery

My Daddy, Earl Franklin Rowe who served his country in WWII repairing planes for missions

Ceremony Details

Location Information

Oakwood Cemetery (NCOWCG)
2205 Williamsburg Drive
Gastonia, NC 28054
Click here for the Oakwood Cemetery Page

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Saturday, December 14, 2019
12:00 PM

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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

Limited parking is available at Carothers Funeral Home.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Gastonia Civil Air Patrol. 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.
  • Ceremonies around the world will be starting at the same moment, so please be on time.
  • 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 Gaston Memorial Park and thank you deeply for helping us with our goal to honor as many veterans as possible on Wreaths Across America Day, December 14, 2019. 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....