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

Welcome to the American Legion Dupont Post 53 Family (WA0069P)'s Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 17, 2022 at 12:00 pm, American Legion Dupont Post 53 Family (WA0069P) will be helping Camp Lewis 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.

Thank you so much for supporting the American Legion Dupont Post 53 Family (WA0069P) and Wreaths Across America!

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In Memoriam
by John C Murray for Diane Marie Murray, Born 02/15/56, Passed On 05/30/20, Honored by Camp Lewis Cemetery

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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In Memoriam
by John C Murray for Diane Marie Murray, Born 02/15/56, Passed On 05/30/20, Honored by Camp Lewis Cemetery

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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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Camp Lewis Cemetery (WACLJB)
3991 Cemetery Road
Fort Lewis, WA 98433
Click here for the Camp Lewis Cemetery Page

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December 17, 2022 at 12:00 pm

Donna Dahlstrom, Margie Hoffman

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

The ceremony and placing of veteran wreaths along with the act of saying the name of each and every veteran aloud will be handled privately this year by a preselected small group of volunteer active duty service members. The general public is invited to come to the cemetery afterwards to view the wreaths.

Our Locations

I-5, Exit 120 Joint Base Lewis McChord Main Gate, Visitor Center, 41st Division Drive, follow 41st division Drive and continue south on Railroad Ave 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.Visitor installation access information:https://home.army.mil/lewis-mcchord/indes.php/my-Joint-Base-Lewis-McChord/all-services/gate-informationGPS Coordinates:Fort Lewis Cemetery Entrance: (47.0621550, -122.5845215North Parking Lot: (47.0686080, -122.5850740)South Parking Lot: (47.0673445, -122.5846372)...