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

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

On December 19 at 12:00 pm, 2020, 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.  Our ceremony will begin promptly at noon.  Pleaase make sure that you arrive around 11:30AM as the parking will be at a premium.

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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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.


Never Forgotten. The Mission to Remember, Honor, and Teach is a Mindset

Wreaths Across America’s Executive Director Karen Worcester and Chairman of the Board, Wayne Hanson, recently gave us all cause to stop and consider the organization’s mission....

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Personal Message
by Gloria McDaniel for Kenneth McDaniel, Army, Honored by Long Island National Cemetery

Kenneth Lyle McDaniel, our middle child...gone too soon at the age of 23. We miss your incredibly dry humor and your crooked smile. We miss your deep conversations and infectious laughter. We miss your unsolicited hugs "just because." We love you and miss you so much. Mom and Dad
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by Henry Hambel for HENRY HAMBEL, Army, CPL, Passed On 06/15/64, Honored by Long Island National Cemetery

To Ma and Dad-- I think of and still miss you both everyday . THANK YOU FOR ALL YOU DID FOR ME.YOU ALWAYS DID YOUR BEST. LOVE ALWAYS, Your son, HENRY PS- Ma--- CAROLE SENDS HER LOVE. SHE ALWAYS LOVED YOU AND MISSES YOU.
Check out 208 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Ceremony Details

Location Information

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

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December 19 at 12:00 pm, 2020

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Directions to Cemetery

The main entrance to Long Island National Cemetery is closed for construction so that the only entrance is located to the North by Gate 3.




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.

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

Boy Scout Troop 601 (NY0003)

Welcome to Boy Scout Troop 601 (NY0003)! 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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Bellmore Vol Fire Dept Hose Company #1 (NY0014P)

Welcome to Bellmore Vol Fire Dept Hose Company #1 (NY0014P)! 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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