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

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We now have over 35,000 wreaths to honor our veterans!!  

Wreath Laying will begin at 9:30AM and our ceremony will take place at noon. Wreaths can be picked up in the parking lot at Adventureland entrance off of Route 110. Maps will be provided to show where to place the wreaths at the cemetery.

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

On December 18th at 9:30AM, Wreaths Across America will be at Long Island 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 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 Long Island 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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“It gave me a completely different opinion of the American public.I was surprised when I saw close to eighty thousand people find their way to Arlington National Cemetery, and you have to put effort into getting there, for the chance to get two, maybe four wreaths to place. It was inspiring."...

Wreaths Across America's Trucking Tributes Presents Brown Dog Carriers

Coming through my hometown as part of the escort and seeing the hundreds of people and kids waving their American flags along Route 1 in the Biddeford-Saco area was an amazing experience....

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In Honor Of
by Tara Boodoo for John McLaughlin , Army, Honored by Long Island National Cemetery

In memory of my father, John J. McLaughlin
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Personal Message for Walter Hynes, Army, Born 06/17/09, Passed On 09/08/64, Honored by Long Island National Cemetery

I love you dad and miss you. Thank you for preserving freedom for me and my family. Love Pat
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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Long Island National Cemetery (NYLINC)
2040 Wellwood Ave
Farmingdale, NY 11735

340,000
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December 17, 2022 at 12:00 pm

Harold Rathsam

Directions to Cemetery

Wreaths will be picked up at the Adventureland back parking lot.  You can access the parking lot from the main entrance to AdventureLand off of Route 110.  Tractor Trailers will be in the parking lot with volunteers ready to load up your vehicle with wreaths.  

Once your vehicle is loaded, you will head over to the cemetery to place the wreaths and then come back and continue the operation until all 35,000 wreaths have been placed.  Entrance into the cemetery will be at Gate 3 and you will exit Gate 1 after disposing of the carboard near the main entrance.

Our ceremony will take place at noon and you MUST wear a mask if you are attending the ceremony to honor our veterans. 


Parking Instructions

Parking will be on any of the numbered rows within the cemetery.  There will be signs for you to go and where to park.  Please remember to get there early since Parking will be at a premium.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Long Island National Cemetery . Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.

Wreath Laying will begin at 9:30AM and our ceremony will take place at noon. Wreaths can be picked up in the parking lot at Adventureland entrance off of Route 110. Maps will be provided to show where to place the wreaths at the cemetery.


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

Ketewamoke Chapter DAR (NY0249P)

Welcome to Ketewamoke Chapter DAR (NY0249P)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Long Island 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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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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