REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.
Welcome to Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery's Wreaths Across America Page.
On December 16, 2023 at 12:00 pm, Wreaths Across America will be at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery to Remember and Honor our veterans. In the Rostrum area behind the main gates on the east side of the cemetery, we will be conducting our formal ceremonial opening event.
At 10:00 am in sections S and V located on the west side of the cemetery we will be laying Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes and saying the name of each and every veteran aloud.
Please 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 Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!
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1700 Cabrillo Memorial Drive
San Diego, CA 92106, United States
Directions to Cemetery
From Interstate 5 South or Interstate-8 West: Exit at Rosecrans Street, turn right on Canon Street, turn left on Catalina Boulevard.
From Interstate 5 North: Exit and turn left on Hawthorne Street, turn right on N. Harbor Drive, turn left on Rosecrans Street, turn right on Canon Street, turn left on Catalina Boulevard. Exit at Rosecrans Street (State Route 209), turn right on Canon, turn left on Catalina Blvd.
Parking InstructionsYou will be directed to the cemetery by our military volunteers. You will drive into the cemetery in a procession of vehicles to sections S and V. Please park and exit your vehicle only when instructed.
Ceremony and Volunteer Information
We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Fort Rosecrans 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.