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

Welcome to the United States Naval Academy Cemetery 's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On Friday December 1, 2023 09:00, Wreaths Across America will be at United States Naval Academy 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 United States Naval Academy Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!

Sponsor Wreaths

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

Volunteer

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

Invite

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

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National Wreaths Across America Day Sees the Placement of Three Million Sponsored Veterans’ Wreaths at over 4,225 Participating Locations Across the Country

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This unique museum on wheels could be coming to your hometown to help honor local veterans and teach the community!

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In Memory Of
by Joseph Smith II for Joseph Smith, Navy, Captain, Served From 1953 to Current, Passed On 10/26/28, Honored by United States Naval Academy Cemetery

Capt. & Mrs. JC Smith USB Class of 1953

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In Memory Of
by Joseph Smith II for Joseph Smith, Navy, Honored by United States Naval Academy Cemetery

Captain Joseph C. Smith US Navy Ret

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Location Information

MDUSNA - United States Naval Academy Cemetery
United States Naval Academy Cemetery
291 Wood Road
Annapolis, MD 21402, United States

2,900
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December 14, 2024 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony)

Carol Turman

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 is limited and you will need to park in town and walk on. please carry drivers license to gain excess to the academy grounds through the gate. If you have Military ID you may drive on, As long as the parking spot is not marked "reserved" fill free to park. If you have any questions please contact me at 443-336-6541 (carol)

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at the United States Naval Academy. 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.
  • Parking is limited and only those with a DOD ID will be able to access the "yard" by car. If walking on please have drivers license with you to show gate guard upon entry. 

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

Alkermes

Welcome to Alkermes! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home and Gardens in Birmingham 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!

VA0017P - Army Retirement Residence Foundation-Potomac & Family Council at Belvoir Woods

We are proud to support Arlington National Cemetery to help REMEMBER as many veterans as possible, especially those from The Fairfax military retirement community and to HONOR their service and sacrifice, as well as their families.Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for the wreath layingceremony planned for 12:00 PM on December 14, 2024 (Wreath Placement Beginning at 8:00 AM). Thank you so much!

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