Results

2023 So Far
451 Wreaths Sponsored
3.0% to Goal
14,549 To Go!

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

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

Wreath Ceremony Day is approaching fast.  If you have already donated, Thank you so much.  

We want to make sure everyone has all the information you need to make plans to attend.  Remember to dress for the weather.  After all, this is South Carolina, you never know what the weather will be. 

Below is our schedule for the day of Ceremony.  If you have any questions, please contact us at: waaftjackson@gmail.com 

Schedule of Events For This Year’s Ceremony 

When:   Saturday December 17, 2022 Ceremony Starts at Noon 

Where:  Fort Jackson National Cemetery 4170 Percival Rd. Columbia, SC 29229 

Parking & Specific Arrival Times. 

Parking will be at the Blue Cross Blue Shield parking lot across from the cemetery at 4101 Percival Road.  The Sheriff’s Department will direct you to the parking lot. We will have shuttle buses to bring you to and from the cemetery starting at 10:00am until noon the morning of the ceremony and resume to return you back to the Blue Cross Blue Shield parking lot once ceremony is over and public wreath placement has begun. Once you have placed your wreath, you can board a bus to take you to your car.   

Handicap Parking There will be limited handicap parking in cemetery with proper identification. 

Family Wreath Placement: If you wish to place your family members wreath, please take the shuttle bus over between 10:00am and 11:00am and let the Bus Captain Volunteer know.  They will direct you to the Family Table and you will be escorted to place your wreath prior to the public ceremony. 

For more information email waaftjackson@gmail.com, or call Carol Davis (803) 467-4482  If you still wish to sponsor a wreath, it is not too late.

 

redeem

Sponsor Wreaths

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

pan_tool

Volunteer

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

group_add

Invite

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


The Last To Fall

Serve and Succeed: The story of Black Quartermasters in WWII from Joseph Reagan, the Director of Military and Veterans Outreach for Wreaths Across America...

Wreaths Across America's Trucking Tributes Presents Jack Hart with Everhart Transportation, Inc.

“Everyone up there treated us like kings and queens, and they fed us even before we went to load."...

294 recent news items exist. Click "View All News" to see them all....

account_balance
In Memoriam
by Darrian Logan for Jake Logan, III, Army, Honored by Fort Jackson National Cemetery

Jake Logan, III, Army
You will always live in our hearts. Love and miss you.
stars
In Honor Of
by Phyllis Jordan for Ashby Jordan, Air Force, Honored by Fort Jackson National Cemetery

Ashby Jordan, Air Force
Ashby MinerJordan, the beloved and dedicated husband, father, grandfather, doctor and friend is known as “Doc” by many.. You are missed by us and we honor your service. With love, Phyllis
Check out 1,078 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Ceremony Details

Location Information

Fort Jackson National Cemetery (SCFJNC)
4170 Percival Rd
Columbia, SC 29229, United States

8,721
15,000
451

December 16, 2023 at 12:00 pm

Carol B Davis, Jennifer Berryman

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.

Parking Instructions

Parking will be at the Blue Cross Blue Shield Parking lot on Percival Road across from the cemetery.  There will be Volunteers there to direct you to the  shuttle buses that will bring you to and from the cemetery starting at 10:30am the morning of the ceremony.  Handicapped with proper ID will be allowed to park in the designated area with in the cemetery.  Please follow the directions given by our Traffic Controll Volunteers.  

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Fort Jackson 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

Long Cane Chapter NSDAR (SC0255P)

Welcome to Long Cane Chapter NSDAR (SC0255P)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support City 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!

View Sponsor

Ft Jackson National Cemetery 3 for 2 Wreaths (SC0015)

Welcome to Ft Jackson National Cemetery 3 for 2 Wreaths (SC0015)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Fort Jackson 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!

View Sponsor

25 groups support us. Click "View Our Groups" to see them all.

View Our Groups