HOTH Mission

Wreaths Across America

NYC / LI

Multi-City, New York - 12-15-18

ABOUT THE MISSION:

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

On Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 11:00 AM, Wreaths Across America will be at Long Island National Cemetery, Cypress Hills National Cemetery, and Calverton National 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.

This wreath laying will coincide with the Laying of the Wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, and 1400 other locations in all 50 states, at sea, and abroad.
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Please read Staging carefully - there's a lot going on!

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 12-15-18
Staging Time:
09:00 a.m.

Long Island Marriott
101 James Doolittle Blvd
Uniondale, NY 11553

Ride Captain:

Wayne Cohen
PGRWayne@gmail.com
516.729.9869

Special Instructions:

We will cross over at 9:15AM to organize at Nassau Community College, Parking Lot 5E, (across the Blvd from Marriott) to leave for Long Island National Cemetery, Wellwood Avenue, Farmingdale.

We will depart 10 AM to arrive LINC - ETA 10:45AM
Map of NCC Parking Lot East 5C:
https://tinyurl.com/ybpeuoxj

Flags & Water:

Flags will not be provided 
If you have a large flag bike, please bring it (weather permitting)
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS:  12-15-18
Staging Time:  09:30 a.m.

Long Island National Cemetery
2040 Wellwood Ave.
Farmingdale NY 11735

Ride Captain:

Wayne Cohen
PGRWayne@gmail.com
516.729.9869

Special Instructions:

If staging directly at LINC, please arrive by 10 AM. You may be asked to assist in traffic control. The trucks have to make the tight turns to place themselves throughout the cemetery, and we may be asked to help keep the roadways clear of vehicles.
We will stand a flag line for the ceremonies before participating in laying of the wreaths.
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CYPRESS HILLS NATIONAL CEMETERY STAGING:
There will be no escort of trucks to Cypress Hills National Cemetery - they will have arrived and staged the night before, 14 December 2018.
Should you wish to participate in the wreath laying at Cypress Hills National, on 15 December, arrive 10:45AM for the ceremony that begins at 11AM, followed by wreath placement.

Ride Captain Carlos Varon asks that anyone wishing to ride with him to Cypress Hills National meet at
9:45AM
Buccaneer Diner
93-01 Astoria Blvd
East Elmhurst, NY 11369
KSU 10:15 AM
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CALVERTON NATIONAL CEMETERY STAGING:
There will be no escort of trucks to Calverton National Cemetery - they will arrive and stage the night before, 14 December 2018.

Should you wish to participate in the wreath laying at Calverton on 15 December, arrive on time for the ceremony that begins at 11 AM, followed by wreath placement.

Flags & Water:

Flags will not be provided 
If you have a large flag bike, please brin git (weather permitting)
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Wayne Cohen
Position: Senior Ride Captain, R8

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