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

Welcome to the Bay Pines National Cemetery 's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 17, 2022 at 12:00 pm, Wreaths Across America will be at Bay Pines National Cemetery 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.

To join us in laying veteran wreaths, please sign up for a specific time slot by clicking the red Volunteer button.Everyone of all ages and backgrounds are welcome within volunteer size limitations and must be approved in advance.  Volunteer registration is required and we are asking all volunteers to arrive 15 minutes prior to your time to allow for temperature checks and sign ins. Masks, gloves, and social distancing will be required.

Please help our location lay wreaths at as many graves as possible by clicking the red "Sponsor" button. 

Thank you so much for supporting Bay Pines National Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!

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Sponsor Wreaths

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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In Memoriam
by Jennifer Hernandez for Roberto Hernandez, Army, SP4, Honored by Bay Pines National Cemetery

Roberto Hernandez SP4 US Army Vietnam 2/13/41 - 7/12/2021 Dad, I hope that today you're up there, as you would say, dancing a merengue. I love and miss you so very much ??????
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In Memoriam
by Mary Hernandez for Roberto Hernandez, Army, SP4, Honored by Bay Pines National Cemetery

2/13/41 - 7/12/2021 You are so very missed ??
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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Bay Pines National Cemetery (FLBPNB)
10000 Bay Pines Blvd
Saint Petersburg, FL 33708

34,000
34,000
730

December 17, 2022 at 12:00 pm

Ronalee Klase, Ronalee Klase

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 Bay Pines 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 are welcome within volunteer size limitations and must be approved in advance.

  • Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath.

  • Registration required.

  • Masks, gloves, and social distancing required. 

  • Volunteers should arrive 15 minutes before their assigned time.

  • 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

Tampa Bay Ukulele Society (FL0806)

Welcome to Tampa Bay Ukulele Society (FL0806)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Bay Pines National Cemetery 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!

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Vogue Haircare Rockstars (FL0937)

Welcome to Vogue Haircare Rockstars (FL0937)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Bay Pines National Cemetery 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!

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