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

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

On December 19 at 10:00 am to 4:30 pm, 2020, Wreaths Across America will be at Leavenworth 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.  Please note we are the National Cemetery located by the VA.

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 Leavenworth 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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Volunteer

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

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Invite

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


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In Memoriam
by Sharon Adams for Kevin Murphy, Navy, Born 06/26/37, Passed On 12/04/18, Honored by Leavenworth National Cemetery

In loving memory of Kevin C Murphy, loving husband, father, Grampy and great Grampy. Thank you for your service and thank you for being the amazing and funny person you were. You and mom are loved and missed but forever in our hearts.
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In Memoriam
by Sharon Adams for Kevin Murphy, Navy, Born 06/26/37, Passed On 12/04/18, Honored by Leavenworth National Cemetery

In loving memory of Kevin C Murphy, loving husband, father, Grampy and great Grampy. Thank you for your service and thank you for being the amazing and funny person you were. You and mom are loved and missed but forever in our hearts.
Check out 189 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Ceremony Details

Location Information

Leavenworth National Cemetery (KSLNCL)
150 Muncie Rd
Leavenworth, KS 66048

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December 19 at 10:00 am to 4:30 pm, 2020

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Directions to Cemetery

Parking will be on the VAMC campus at the CPAC building.  Please use 3819 Franklin Avenue Leavenworth National Cemetery for your GPS.  You will see where to park and where to catch the buses to the sections in the cemetery where we will be placing wreaths.

Parking Instructions

Parking this year will be on the VAMC Campus at the CPAC building.  The address is 3819 Franklin Avenue, building 19 Leavenworth, KS 66048.  Buses will take you directly to the sections for wreath laying.  Details of the shuttle schedule will follow as it will be based on the specific time you are registered to place wreaths.

Those who sponsored grave specific wreaths will be able to drive into the cemetery to pick up and place their wreath(s).  Starting time is 9am and you should enter off Muncie road.  We will do a drive thru process like last year only this year pick up will be by the Administration building.  Masks and gloves will be required per NCA guidelines.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America at Leavenworth National Cemetery . The ceremony will be held on an earlier date this year will not be open to the public, but will be recorded and posted on social media.  Volunteers will asked to register for a specific time for placement of the wreaths.  This process to volunteer is still being put in place and more information to follow. 

Here are some things to remember about the day:

This year, the National Wreaths Across America Day ceremony for our location will be held virtually. We are making necessary modifications to our ceremny plans and laying of veteran wreaths to ensure the safety of all who attend and participate.

Per National Cemetery Administration guidelines masks and gloves are required. 

All sponsored wreaths in 2020 will be placed thoughtout the day on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020 by volunteers. To join us in laying veteran wreaths, please sign up fo ra specific time slot by clicking the red volunteer button. 

Tickets for admittance will be required. You will receive a confimation email once you register as a volunteer. This email will serve as your ticket. Please be sure to bring this email with you on Saturday, Dec. 19 2020

  • Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
  • Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath.  Due to the low number of wreaths this year each volunteer will be able to place a single 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

WAA Leavenworth National Cemetery Committee (KS0067)

Welcome to WAA Leavenworth National Cemetery Committee (KS0067)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Leavenworth 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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Mustang Club of Greater Kansas City

Welcome to the Mustang Club of Greater Kansas City! Our location fundraising group is proud to support the Leavenworth 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 the wreath laying ceremony planned for {{December 19,2020 at 1100}. Thank you so much!For more info contact Bill Bloom at wabloom02@gmail.com

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