The American Legion Post 5 Families wish to extend to you an invite to take part in one of the largest simultaneous events in the country.
Wreaths Across America Project
To Honor Those That Served
December 18, 2021
11:00AM - 1:00PM

The American Legion Cemetery
3810 West Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, Florida 33609
In 2010, Wreaths Across America and volunteers laid over 220,000 memorial wreaths at 545 locations in the United States and overseas.  This is a 100% volunteer operation that was accomplished with the help from 902 groups, corporate contributions, donations of trucking and shipping, and thousands of helping hands.

Our local veterans' cemetery on Kennedy Boulevard has 730 gravesites.  Our goal is to place a wreath on every grave marker.  We need YOUR help to accomplish this goal.  The beauty of the red bowed wreaths is a sign that our community remembers those that have served our country.

We rely on generous donors like you to sponsor wreath(s) for our participating location.  Sponsorships are $15.00 for each wreath.  If you choose, you may honor an individual(s) through your sponsorship.  Any amount of donation is appreciated.

Please note that all sponsorships wreaths are sent directly to the location and no wreaths are sent to the individuals purchasing sponsorships.

Click Here for the Sponsorship Form.

Please send your donation for a wreath(s) to:

ALA Unit 5 (American Legion Auxiliary Unit 5)
3810 West Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, Florida  33609
Questions? Please call (813) 837-5508


Thank you for your Sponsorship and joining us in our mission to

Remember, Honor and Teach!

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Wreaths Across America 2011 at The American Legion Cemetery.  For the Christmas they never had.
Wreaths Across America ceremonial wreaths laid at the 2011 ceremony:  
1.  United States Army
2.  United States Navy
3.  United States Marine Corps
4.  United States Air Force
5.  United States Coast Guard
6.  United States Merchant Marines
7.  In Honor of the 93,129 United States Servicemen from all branches of service, whose last known status was either Prisoner of War or Missing in Action.
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American Legion

Still Serving...

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

On December 19, 2020 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Wreaths Across America will be at the American Legion Veterans 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 year due to COVID19 we are unable to have the usual ceremony as in years past. However, we will have a recorded program and it will be played throughout the cemetery. Participants will be able to place wreaths on Veterans graves. To maintain social distancing, we will be handing everyone wreaths under a tent in the cemetery. Once you have your wreaths you can walk in the cemetery to honor a fallen veteran and to “Say Their Name”.  

Anyone wanting to place wreaths can come to the tent and will be provided a wreath. Wreaths will be handed out as guest arrive anytime between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. 

Once you are finished placing your wreaths, we ask that you maintain social distancing while at the event.  

We are extremely happy that we are able to place wreaths this year. Please arrive between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. 

Thank you so much for supporting the American Legion Veterans Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!