Wreaths Across America
All Military Branches
Multi-City, NY - 12/14/2019
|Update 12/13 @ 09:45: Updated Fourth Staging time and instructions.|
|Mission applies to the following Region(s):||Region 7, Region 8, Region 9|
|About the Mission:||REMEMBER the Fallen. . .
HONOR those who Serve. . .
TEACH our children...
the value of Freedom.
On Saturday, December 14, 2019 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 over 2 million wreaths at 2200 other locations in all 50 states, at sea, and abroad.
|Primary Staging Date:||12/14/2019|
|Primary Staging Time:||10:00|
|AM or PM:||am|
|Staging Location:||Southernmost parking lot of
Long Island Marriott
101 James Doolittle Blvd
Uniondale, NY 11553
|Lead Ride Captain:||Wayne Cohen|
|Lead Ride Captain Phone #:||516-729-9869|
|Special Information:||MOTORCYCLES ONLY ESCORT
10 - 14 trucks from Marriott to Long Island National Cemetery
KSU 11:00 am
Cagers please go directly to Long Island National Cemetery - see Stage 2
|Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?||yes|
|Second Staging Date:||12/14/2019|
|Second Staging Time:||11:00|
|Second Stage - AM or PM:||am|
|Second Location:||Long Island National Cemetery
2040 Wellwood Ave
Wyandanch, NY 11798
|Second Lead Ride Captain:||Wayne Cohen|
|Second LRC Email and Phone #:||516-729-9869
|Second Stage - Special Information:||Arrive as early as you wish. Ceremony begins at 12 Noon. Please bring your flag, as we will be standing a flag line during the ceremony.
Parking will be scarce! Suffolk County Police has granted us permission to park outside of cemetery along Wellwood Avenue.
|Is there a Third Stage to this Mission?||yes|
|Third Staging Date:||12/14/2019|
|Third Staging Time:||11:00|
|Third Stage - AM or PM:||am|
|Third Location:||Cypress Hills National Cemetery
625 Jamaica Av
Brooklyn, NY 11208
|Third Lead Ride Captain:||Carlos Varon|
|Third Stage - Special Information:||Ceremony to begin at 12 Noon. We will NOT be standing a flag line during the ceremony.
See RC Carlos Varon for instructions.
Parking extremely limited!
|Is there a Fourth Stage to this Mission?||yes|
|Fourth Staging Date:||12/14/2019|
|Forth Staging Time:||08:00|
|Fourth Stage - AM or PM:||am|
|Fourth Location:||Assembly area
Calverton National Cemetery
210 Princeton Blvd
Calverton, NY 11792
|Fourth Lead Ride Captain:||John Fenech|
|Fourth Stage - Special Information:||The PGR was invited to join AMVETS and place wreaths with them and several other Veterans Organizations.
We will be placing wreaths beginning at 8:30 am starting in Section 14 and moving onto section 15 after and possibly more sections.
Please arrive at 8:00 am to Section 14 and see Deb Stondell of the AMVETS for your assignment.
At 11:30 am we will head to the assembly area for a ceremony starting at 12:00 noon
Wreath placing patches will be available for purchase at a cost of $2.00 each so if you would like to purchase a patch please bring small bills.
|Submitted by:||Wayne Cohen - SRC Region 8|