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

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

On December 16, 2023 at 12:00 pm, Wreaths Across America will be at Dayton 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 Dayton National Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!


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Click "Sponsor Wreaths" to sponsor a wreath and help us reach our goal of honoring every veteran at the cemetery.



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



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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Dayton National Cemetery (OHDNCD)
4400 W 3rd St
Dayton, OH 45428, United States


December 16, 2023 at 12:00 pm

Justin MacKellar, Shannon MacKellar

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 plan on having a procession Lead by the color guard and Patriot Guard Riders, from the Cemetery Office up to the monument starting at 11:45am on 17 December 2022.

Parking Instructions

Parking is somewhat limited and we try to reserve that for the elderly and handicapped. We encourage rideshare options or carpooling whenever possible. Please do not move or go around any cones or barriers. Please park on one side of the road but not in the grass. All parking must be on a hard surface. 

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Dayton 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.

Please see our Facebook page or group for more information (address may have to be copied and pasted in a browser):



Ceremony Information:

The ceremony will be held on 17 December 2022 at the monument behind the VA Cemetery Office on top of the hill. Around 11:45 am the Civil Air Patrol Color Guard and Patriot Guard Riders will lead a procession up to the monument from the Cemetery Office. The main ceremony will start at noon. This is an outside event, please dress appropriately for that day. 

We will also have a Facebook Live event on the Wreaths Across America- Dayton National Cemetery Facebook page (see link above) for those that cannot attend. Wreaths will be placed after the ceremony. Please follow the directions of the on-site staff for wreath placement locations and procedures, Please do not open boxes and take wreaths on your own. 

Please follow all appropriate COVID-19 safety precautions. 

Local Groups Supporting Us

Northrop Grumman Supported by VERITAS and Corporate Citizenship

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Welcome to Ferguson! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Wreaths Across America 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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