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

Welcome to the MN0008P - Civil Air Patrol-Minnesota Wing 130th Composite Squadron's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 14, 2024 at 11:00 am (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony), MN0008P - Civil Air Patrol-Minnesota Wing 130th Composite Squadron will be helping Fort Snelling 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.

Thank you so much for supporting the MN0008P - Civil Air Patrol-Minnesota Wing 130th Composite Squadron 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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Location Information

MNFSNM - Fort Snelling National Cemetery
7601 34th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55450-1105, United States
Click here for the Fort Snelling National Cemetery Page


December 14, 2024 at 11:00 am (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony)

Andrea Eichmann, Mark E. Petersen

Directions to Cemetery

Navigation systems do an adequate job finding the cemetery. When you arrive, please enter through Gate 2. The ceremony will be held at the main flag pole in front of the Visitors Center. Please allow ample time to park and arrive at the site before the ceremony starts.

Parking Instructions

There is plenty of parking along the sides of the road. When parking please allow room for other vehicles to pass. Handicap parking will be down Mallon Road on the left-hand side. If you need additional assistance, please let one of the Civil Air Patrol members know and they will assist you.

If you would like to have someone special you would like to have honored with a wreath you can do so by going to:

  • The National Gravesite Locator at to find the information required to make the request.
  • After finding the grave specific information, please go to the Wreaths Across America page at and scroll down to find the “Grave Specific” button. To ensure the program works correctly, complete all the information (even the optional items) or we may not be able to place the wreath.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Please do not forget to register!

Here are some things to remember about the ceremony:

  • This is a solemn occasion to honor those who have served our country. Please conduct yourself in a manner fitting the occasion.  No horseplay.
  • Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
  • Ceremonies around the world will be starting at the same moment, so please be on time.
  • We will place wreaths no matter what the weather is. Please dress for any inclement weather that may occur.
  • 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.
  • No sitting on stones
  • No Smoking
  • No Pets
  • No wreaths will be placed before the ceremony. If you wish to place wreaths, please attend the ceremony and we will place them immediately after it.

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

MNFSNM - Fort Snelling National Cemetery

Welcome to MNFSNM - Fort Snelling 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 14, 2024 (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.