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

Welcome to the Camp Lewis Cemetery's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 14, 2024 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony), Wreaths Across America will be at Camp Lewis Cemetery to Remember and Honor our veterans through by laying Remembrance Wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes and through saying the names of each and every veteran aloud.

We welcome everyone help our location lay wreaths at as many graves as possible by clicking the red "Sponsor" button. Or, if you would like to volunteer to participate in the wreath laying ceremony, please click the “Volunteer” button next to the cemetery name below, and don't forget to click the "Invite" button to invite your friends and family to join you. 

Thank you so much for supporting Camp Lewis Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!

For everyone attending the ceremony, event parking is just outside the Camp Lewis Cemetery Gates. There is a short walk from the parking lot to the cemetery, please give yourself time to get there before the ceremony starts at 0900. Additionally, only service animals are permitted on the grounds. If you have family and friends that wish to attend the ceremony, you can use the JBLM Visitor Center to acquire a visitor pass. Lastly, please be prepared for cold temperatures and precipitation.  

Sponsor Wreaths

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

Volunteer

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

Invite

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

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In Honor Of for Alfred Uuereb, Army, Honored by Camp Lewis Cemetery

CWO3 Alfred Uuereb Thank you for your service.

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In Memory Of
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Diane Marie Murray February 15, 1956 - May 30, 2020 Wife of LCDR John C Murray US Navy Devout LCMS Conservative Christian Always in Our Hearts

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Location Information

WACLJB - Camp Lewis Cemetery
2nd Division Range Road
JBLM, WA 98433, United States

1,100
1,100
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December 14, 2024 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony)

Vincent Mann, Jacob Cooper

Directions to Cemetery

I-5, Exit 120 Joint Base Lewis McChord Main Gate, Visitor Center, 41st  Division Drive, follow 41st Division Drive.  Remain on 41st Division Drive and continue South on Railroad Avenue and Cemetery Road, at the end of Cemetery Road park on the immediate left large parking lot at the intersection of 2nd Division Range Road and Railroad Avenue.

GPS Coordinates:

Ft Lewis Cemetery Entrance: (47.0621550, -122.5845215)

North Parking Lot:  (47.0686080, -122.5850740)

South Parking Lot: (47.0673445, -122.5846372)

Visitor installation access information:

https://home.army.mil/lewis-mcchord/index.php/my-Joint-Base-Lewis-McChord/all-services/gate-information


Parking Instructions

Available parking is in the large parking lot prior to the cemetery entrance at the intersection of 2nd Division Range Road and Railroad Avenue. Handicap parking is available at the main entrance of the cemetery, with a handicapped parking placard, see an entrance volunteer for assistance upon arrival.  Carpooling is encouraged.

 GPS coordinates:

Ft Lewis Cemetery Entrance:  (14.0621550, -122.5845215)

North Parking Lot:  (47.0686080, -122.5850740)

South Parking Lot: (47.0673445, -5846372)









Ceremony and Volunteer Information

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

Local Groups Supporting Us

WA0069P - American Legion Dupont Post 53 Family

Welcome to WA0069P - American Legion Dupont Post 53 Family! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support Camp Lewis Cemetery and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

BSF - Blue Star Families

Welcome to BSF - Blue Star Families! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

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