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2024 So Far
3,301 Wreaths Sponsored
326.0% Over Our Goal!
Exceeded by 2,526 Wreaths!
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REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.

Welcome to the American Legion Veterans Cemetery Post 5's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 14, 2024 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement 11:00 am), Wreaths Across America will be at American Legion Veterans Cemetery Post 5 to Remember and Honor our veterans through the laying of Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes and the act of 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 American Legion Veterans Cemetery Post 5 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.

Volunteer

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

Invite

Click here to spread the word encourage your friends to sponsor, volunteer or keep up with our news.

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Truckload Carriers Association Announces Participation in Wreaths Across America’s Truckloads of Remembrance

The association’s effort will honor and remember our nation’s veterans who were laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery while providing resources for its TCA Scholarship Fund.

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In Memoriam
by Ava L. for Dennis Randall, Army, Honored by American Legion Veterans Cemetery Post 5

In honor of our Great Grandfather/Grandfather, your Father, Dennis Randall. Ian, Orin, and I would like to commemorate his service to our country by remembering him during the holiday season.

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In Memoriam for Frank J Bombardo, Air Force, Honored by American Legion Veterans Cemetery Post 5

Frank J Bombardo who served as a Staff Sargent in Berlin with the United States Air Force. He passed 11/15/2023 and we honor he and is service to our great country.

Check out 51 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Location Information

FLAMLC - American Legion Veterans Cemetery Post 5
3810 W Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33609, United States

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December 14, 2024 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement 11:00 am)

BPO ELKS LODGE #708, Alyse Duffy

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 American Legion Veterans Cemetery Post 5. 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.

Local Groups Supporting Us

FL0039P - American Legion USS Tampa Unit 5 Auxiliary Unit 5

Welcome to FL0039P - American Legion USS Tampa Unit 5 Auxiliary Unit 5! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support American Legion Veterans Cemetery Post 5 and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

FL0147P - GFWC Tampa Woman's Club

Welcome to FL0147P - GFWC Tampa Woman's Club! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support American Legion Veterans Cemetery Post 5 and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

13 groups support us. Click "View Our Groups" to see them all.