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WREATH RETIREMENT JANUARY 6, 2024 AT 8AM

Over 23,000 Veterans were remembered and honored with a Veterans Wreath on December 17, 2023.

Volunteers are needed to assist with Wreath Retirement at Sarasota National Cemetery. We will remove our Veterans Wreaths ONLY! Do not remove personal items from our heroes' monuments. Enter at the 2nd Entrance (East) and park at the Maintenance Building. Please wear comfortable clothing, sturdy shoes(grounds will be damp/wet), garden gloves, and bring a broom handle/PVC pipe/paint pole for carrying multiple wreaths at one time. No garden carts, tarps/sheets or ropes please. Thank you and Happy Holidays to all!


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The Maine Association of Broadcasters Announces Partnership with News Radio WGAN and Wreaths Across America on New Veteran Program

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In Memoriam
by Sharon T.

Wayne Wykoff

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In Honor Of
by ELENA MARTINEZ for FRANCISCO DE LA ROSA, Navy, Honored by Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota FL

FRANCISCO DELAROSA, gone but never forgotten, forever in our hearts.

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Location Information

FLSNCS - Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota FL
9810 State Rd 72
Sarasota, FL 34241, United States
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December 14, 2024 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement TBD)

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Directions to Cemetery

I 75 to Exit #205 (Clark Road/State Rd 72). East on SR 72 4.7 miles to the Main Cemetery Entrance.  You will need your PARKING PASS at check in.

Follow Local Law Enforcement, VA Police and Mission Army Staff instructions for entering and exiting the cemetery.  ALL TRAFFIC is ONE WAY FLOW, exit out the East (Maintenance) Entrance.  

Parking Instructions

There is limited parking available on cemetery grounds. Parking Passes will be a mandatory requirement this year and in future years.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

Family First and Volunteer Registration are now open

Our Locations

FLSNCS - Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota FL

On behalf of the Families of over 32,000 Veterans, spouses and qualified dependants lying at rest at Sarasota National Cemetery, we wish to thank you for supporting our Mission to Remember our Fallen and Honor our Active Duty Military and Veterans on National Wreaths Across America Day.The 2023 Theme is Serve and Succeed. We encourage YOU to Find a Way To Serve by sponsoring a Veterans Wreath today to help us Succeed in Remembering and Honoring All. Thank you for your support!