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

Welcome to the Sandston American Legion Post 242 (VA0515P)'s Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 17, 2022 at 12:00 pm, Sandston American Legion Post 242 (VA0515P) will be helping Seven Pines 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 Sandston American Legion Post 242 (VA0515P) and Wreaths Across America!

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

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

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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Seven Pines National Cemetery (VASPNS)
400 E Williamsburg Rd
Sandston, VA 23150
Click here for the Seven Pines National Cemetery Page

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December 17, 2022 at 12:00 pm

Emily Carney, Irene Peters, Tiffany Lynch

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

There is plenty of parking at this cemetery, so feel free to park in any available spot.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Seven Pines National Cemetery . Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself. This year we will do a modified program, keeping Covid precautions n mind, we will be staging the boxes of wreaths throughout the cemetery.  Masks and social distancing is required.

Here are some things to remember about the ceremony:

  • Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome, within volunteer size limitations and must be approved in advance.
  • 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 Seven Pines National Cemetery (VASPNS) and thank you deeply for helping us with our goal to honor as many veterans as possible on Wreaths Across America Day, December 17, 2022. 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....