REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.
Welcome to the American Legion Post 309 (TX0553P)'s Wreaths Across America Page.
On December 17, 2022 at 11:00 am, American Legion Post 309 (TX0553P) will be helping Fort Sam Houston 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 American Legion Post 309 (TX0553P) and Wreaths Across America!
What's Your Why? Volunteer Spotlight on Dennis Mills
"It’s grown, and every year, we have about four hundred people who come out for the ceremony. It’s phenomenal and a testament to this program and how people really get behind it. It's incredible when people come out of the woodwork to do what they can to help.”...
1520 Harry Wurzbach Road
San Antonio, TX 78209
Click here for the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Page
Directions to Cemetery
Please come in the MAIN FRONT gate at the Ft Sam Houston National Cemetery off of Harry Wurzbach. There will be one way in the front gate and one way out, through the school gate.
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.
Due to construction at the cemetery again this year. Please stay tuned to any further instructions. Reach out to us on our facebook page....Wreaths Across America-San Antonio or our website @
Ceremony and Volunteer Information
We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Fort Sam Houston National 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.