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

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

On December 19 at 08:00 am to 2:00 pm, 2020, Wreaths Across America will be at Florida 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.

This year due to COVID19 we are unable to have a ceremony as in years past. We will however be able to have anyone that would like to place wreaths on Veterans graves. This year, we will be handing everyone wreaths as you enter the cemetery. Please DO NOT get out of your vehicle at the handout area. Once you have your wreaths you can drive anywhere in the cemetery to honor a fallen veteran and to “Say Their Name”

Wreath hand out will be held between 8am and 2pm. Since we are handing out wreaths in a drive through manner, there is no need to be at the cemetery before hand out begins. Since there’s no need to park to get in line for your wreaths, you can arrive any time between 8am and 2pm (Whenever you’d like) we’ll then hand you two wreaths per person per vehicle.

We ask that you enter from the north using exit 314, then West on Hwy 48, turn left onto Co Rd 625, turn right onto Co Rd 476W for 1.6m then left onto Co Rd 476B South. The cemetery entrance will be on your right. We will be handing out wreaths from the main entrance as well as the maintenance vehicle entrance.

When you turn into the cemetery you’ll be guided to the wreath hand out area where you’ll be handed a flier and two wreaths per person in the car. Again, please DO NOT get out of your vehicle at the handout area. Once you have your wreaths, you may go anywhere in the cemetery to Remember a fallen veteran.

Once you are finished placing your wreaths we ask that you either leave the cemetery or if you wish you may get in line to receive more wreaths if available. Again, DO NOT walk up to the hand out area or get out of your vehicle at the hand out area.

We are extremely happy that we are able to place wreaths this year. Please remember, since we’re handing out wreaths in a drive through manner, there is no need to arrive by a certain time. Simply arrive between 8am and 2pm. Please register to volunteer! That way you will get and and all updates we may have.

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

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A Tribute
by Rosemarie Turner for George S Jarnutowski, Marine Corps, Private 1st Class, Served From 1943 to 1944, Born 05/28/25, Passed On 06/14/19, Honored by Florida National Cemetery

Dedicated to My Loving Dad that I Cherish: No more PTSD or Nightmares When I get where I'm going On the far side of the sky The first thing that I'm gonna do Is spread my wings and fly I'm gonna land beside a lion And run my fingers through his mane Or I might find out what it's like To ride a drop of rain Yeah, when I get where I'm going There'll be only happy tears I will shed the sins and struggles I have carried all these years And I'll leave my heart wide open I will love and have no fear Yeah, when I get where I'm going Don't cry for me down here I'm gonna walk with my Wife And she will match me step for step And I'll tell her how I missed her Every minute since she left And then I'll hug her neck Yeah, when I get where I'm going There'll be only happy tears I will shed the sins and struggles I have carried all these years And I'll leave my heart wide open I will love and have no fear Yeah, when I get where I'm going Don't cry for me down here So much pain and so much darkness In this world we stumble through All these questions I can't answer So much work to do But when I get where I'm going And I see my Maker's face I'll stand forever in the light Of His amazing grace Yeah when I get where I'm going Oh when I get where I'm going There'll be only happy tears Hallelujah I will love and have no fear When I get where I'm going Yeah, when I get where I'm going I Love you Dad, your Daughter Rosemarie
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A Tribute
by Rosemarie Turner for George S Jarnutowski, Marine Corps, Private 1st Class, Served From 1943 to 1944, Born 05/28/25, Passed On 06/14/19, Honored by Florida National Cemetery

Dedicated to My Loving Dad that I Cherish: No more PTSD or Nightmares When I get where I'm going On the far side of the sky The first thing that I'm gonna do Is spread my wings and fly I'm gonna land beside a lion And run my fingers through his mane Or I might find out what it's like To ride a drop of rain Yeah, when I get where I'm going There'll be only happy tears I will shed the sins and struggles I have carried all these years And I'll leave my heart wide open I will love and have no fear Yeah, when I get where I'm going Don't cry for me down here I'm gonna walk with my Wife And she will match me step for step And I'll tell her how I missed her Every minute since she left And then I'll hug her neck Yeah, when I get where I'm going There'll be only happy tears I will shed the sins and struggles I have carried all these years And I'll leave my heart wide open I will love and have no fear Yeah, when I get where I'm going Don't cry for me down here So much pain and so much darkness In this world we stumble through All these questions I can't answer So much work to do But when I get where I'm going And I see my Maker's face I'll stand forever in the light Of His amazing grace Yeah when I get where I'm going Oh when I get where I'm going There'll be only happy tears Hallelujah I will love and have no fear When I get where I'm going Yeah, when I get where I'm going I Love you Dad, your Daughter Rosemarie
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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Florida National Cemetery (FLNCBU)
6502 SW 102nd Ave
Bushnell, FL 33513

115,000
35,000
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December 19 at 08:00 am to 2:00 pm, 2020

Cindy R.,Kelli C.,randy l.,Steve A.

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. We do however ask that you enter from the north using exit 314, then West on Hwy48, turn left onto Co Rd 625, turn right onto Co Rd 476W for 1.6m then left onto Co Rd 476B South. The cemetery entrance will be on your right. We will be handing out wreaths from the main entrance as well as the maintenance vehicle entrance. 

Parking Instructions

Once you have received your wreaths you are able to go to any section in the cemetery to place your wreaths. After you have placed your wreaths we ask that you leave the cemetery to allow others to Remember our fallen veterans. Thank you for your help us in our mission to Remember~Honor~Teach. 

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

Wreath Handout and Volunteer Information
This year due to COVID19 we are unable to have a ceremony as in years past. We will however be able to have anyone that would like to place wreaths on Veterans graves. This year, we will be handing everyone wreaths as you enter the cemetery. Please DO NOT get out of your vehicle at the handout area. Once you have your wreaths you can drive anywhere in the cemetery to honor a fallen veteran and to “Say Their Name”
Wreath hand out will be held between 8am and 2pm. Since we are handing out wreaths in a drive through manner, there is no need to be at the cemetery before hand out begins. Since there’s no need to park to get in line for your wreaths, you can arrive any time between 8am and 2pm (Whenever you’d like) we’ll then hand you two wreaths per person per vehicle.
We ask that you enter from the north using exit 314, then West on Hwy48, turn left onto Co Rd 625, turn right onto Co Rd 476W for 1.6m then left onto Co Rd 476B South. The cemetery entrance will be on your right. We will be handing out wreaths from the main entrance as well as the maintenance vehicle entrance.
When you turn into the cemetery you’ll be guided to the wreath hand out area where you’ll be handed a flier and two wreaths per person in the car. Again, please DO NOT get out of your vehicle at the handout area. Once you have your wreaths, you may go anywhere in the cemetery to Remember a fallen veteran.
Once you are finished placing your wreaths we ask that you either leave the cemetery or if you wish you may get in line to receive more wreaths if available. Again, DO NOT walk up to the hand out area of get out of your vehicle at the hand out area.
We are extremely happy that we are able to place wreaths this year. Please remember, since we’re handing out wreaths in a drive through manner, there is no need to arrive by a certain time. Simply arrive between 8am and 2pm. Please register to volunteer! That way you will get and and all updates we may have.
Here are some things to remember about wreath placing this year:
• DO NOT get out of your vehicle or off your motorcycle at the handout area.
• Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
• Arrive anytime between 8am and 2pm. NO NEED TO ARRIVE BEFORE 8am.
• Please wear comfortable shoes, since there is a lot of walking.
• Please be respectful of those who may have mobility issues, if you can walk to the farther headstones please do so, so those who cannot walk that far may place a wreath closer to the wreath hand out stations.
• Once you have placed your wreaths we ask that you leave the cemetery or get back in line to receive two more wreaths per person. DO NOT walk up to the hand out area to get wreaths, the hand out area is a drive through area only.
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.

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Northrop Grumman Supported by VERITAS and Corporate Citizenship

Welcome to Northrop Grumman Supported by VERITAS and Corporate Citizenship! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Arlington 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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Wreaths Across America Bushnell Inc (FL0021)

Welcome to Wreaths Across America Bushnell Inc (FL0021)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Florida 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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