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ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY AT CHRISTMAS

Pictures from 2006 Ceremony

Pictures from 2007 Ceremony

Annual Wreath-Laying Ceremony at

Arlington National Cemetery

Saturday, December 13, 2008

  • 8:30 a.m. - Welcome and Event Briefing for all participants
  • 8:55 a.m. - Invocation
  • 9:00 a.m. - Wreath-laying in section 33
  • 10:30 a.m. - Wreath-laying at Edmund Muskie grave
  • 11:00 a.m. - Wreath-laying at Kennedy Family Memorials
  • 11:30 a.m. - Wreath-laying at Mast of the U.S.S. Maine
  • 11:45 a.m. - Gather at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
  • 12:00 a.m. - Wreath-laying ceremony at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

The wreaths will be at Arlington National Cemetery for approximately four weeks.

Wreaths Across America Expansion

Due to interest in this project from around the nation, Worcester Wreath Company will expand the annual event to include special ceremonies at more than 230 State and National Cemeteries, and Veterans Monuments across the United States. The Civil Air Patrol and its members will help lead these programs. A Moment of Silence will be held at ALL locations on December 15 at Noon EST. To learn more about ceremonies, at locations around the country, see the official web site.

Official Web Site

www.wreathsacrossamerica.org

Please note: Worcester Wreath does not accept donations. Worcester Wreath Company is committed to funding the Arlington Wreath Project and its expanded Wreaths Across America campaign. You may support the participating youth groups if you wish by sending a donation to:

Civil Air Patrol
attn: Wreaths Across America
PO Box 113
Columbia Falls, ME 04623

Rest easy, sleep well my brothers.


Know the line has held, your job is done.



Rest easy, sleep well.



Others have taken up where you fell, the line has held.



Peace, peace, and farewell...

 

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