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

Welcome to the Marine Families Wreaths Across America Page. 

Marine Families has been involved with WAA for several years and we are very passionate about this great event.  This year we are trying to do even more with an overall goal of 400 wreaths.

Please help us honor and remember as many fallen heroes as possible by sponsoring remembrance wreaths, volunteering on Wreaths Day, or inviting your family and friends to attend with you.

Thank you so much for supporting Marine Families 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.


What is Flag Day?

In the heat of battle, surrounded by dust, smoke, and other chaotic distractions, soldiers needed a sign to keep them united – the flag was that sign....

What's Your Why? Volunteer Spotlight on Dennis Mills

"It’s grown, and every year, we have about four hundred people who come out for the ceremony. It’s phenomenal and a testament to this program and how people really get behind it. It's incredible when people come out of the woodwork to do what they can to help.”...

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Memory
by Carolyn Hennelly for Mary Anne Jackson, Navy, Honored by Florida National Cemetery

In Memory of my mother Mary Anne Jackson
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Memory
by Carolyn Hennelly for Mary Anne Jackson, Navy, Honored by Florida National Cemetery

In Memory of my mother Mary Anne Jackson
Check out 18 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Ceremony Details

Location Information

Florida National Cemetery (FLNCBU)
6502 SW 102nd Ave
Bushnell, FL 33513
Click here for the Florida National Cemetery Page

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National Wreaths Across America Day

Cindy Bentley-Roberts, Randy Lewer, Trish Gardner

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 do however ask that you enter from the north using exit 314, then West on Hwy48, turn left onto Co Rd 625, turn right onto Co Rd 476W for 1.6m then left onto Co Rd 476B South. The cemetery entrance will be on your right. We will be handing out wreaths from the main entrance as well as the maintenance vehicle entrance. 

Parking Instructions

Once you have received your wreaths you are able to go to any section in the cemetery to place your wreaths. After you have placed your wreaths we ask that you either leave the cemetery to allow others to Remember our fallen veterans, or join us for our ceremony.Please follow cemetery guidelines for parking.Thank you for your help us in our mission to Remember~Honor~Teach. 

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

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

Our Locations

Welcome to Florida National Cemetery (FLNCBU) and thank you deeply for helping us with our goal to honor as many veterans as possible on Wreaths Across America Day, National Wreaths Across America Day. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort or to volunteer to help or click "Sponsor" to purchase wreaths that will be laid on the graves of our fallen heroes by our loyal volunteers....