Date(s) - 12/16/2017
8:45 am - 12:00 pm
Veterans’ Remembrance Wreath Laying at Arlington National Cemetery
We are not here to “decorate graves.” We’re here to remember not their deaths, but their lives.—Karen Worcester, Executive Director, Wreaths Across America
Thank you for your interest in helping with the placement of Veterans’ Remembrance Wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) on Saturday, 16 December 2017.
We will meet at the Women’s Memorial for a group picture at 8:45 a.m.
Schedule for Saturday 16 December 2017
0700 Metro rail opens (system-wide)
0700 Arlington National Cemetery Gates open (Visitor Parking Garage opens at 7am for ANC Family Pass and Handicap Pass ONLY)
0745 (approx) Wreaths Across America Truck Convoy arrives Arlington Cemetery Main Gate
0845 Group picture at the Women’s Memorial
0900 Wreaths Across America Opening Ceremony (McClellan Arch)
0915 Wreath laying begins across cemetery
1000 Wreath laying ceremony at the Columbarium
1030 Wreath laying ceremony at President Taft’s Monument
1100 Wreath laying ceremony at President Kennedy’s grave
1130 Wreath laying ceremony at USS Maine Mast
1200 Wreath laying ceremony at Tomb of Unknown Soldier
– See more at: www.wreathsacrossamerica.org
Please let Rev Trish know if you will be joining our group so we can connect on site. Rev Trish: 703-677-7102.