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Thank you for registering to attend Wreaths Across America!

Register to attend the Wreaths Across America

Remembrance Ceremony at Tahoma National Cemetery

December 14, 2019

Members are invited to participate in the Remembrance ceremony and assist with laying the wreaths.

There will be a group photo.

Uniform of the Day

CADETS and SENIOR MEMBERS:

BDU's or ABU's preferred.

Corporate uniforms okay.

Plan for appropriate under and outer-garments, gloves, etc. You will be outside for a while!

(Uniforms will be complete, clean, ironed, shoes polished/shiny)

Check-In

WHERE: Tahoma National Cemetery

18600 Southeast 240th Street

Kent, WA 98042

+ Directions

WHEN: Cadet check in begins at 0815 hrs

please be checked in NLT 0830

Senior Members should be ready by 0830

The ceremony begins promptly at 0900. Plan for traffic!

What to Expect

CADETS and SENIOR MEMBERS:

If you are in uniform, you will be asked to stand in a flight during the ceremony. Please review the Customs & Courtesies, and Respect for the Flag information below.

There may be television cameras at this ceremony.

Flights will be led by a Cadet Commander.

7 Cadets will be selected to present wreaths with Gold Star Mothers.

There will be a Color Guard.

There will be many active duty, guard, reserve, veterans, veterans organizations and many special guests of the community present.

Families are invited to attend, observe, and place wreaths.

There will be a group photo after the ceremony.

See http://www.wawg.cap.gov/wreaths for more info.

Please ensure your uniform adheres to CAPM 39-1 and the applicable WAWG S39-1. Tip: Peer inspections are much more effective than a personal review! This manual has changed over the years. Don’t be caught by surprise! Thank you for your support!

Customs & Courtesies, and Respect for the Flag

  • Please be alert to who is around you and demonstrate the highest level of customs and courtesies at all times!

  • Take a look at the Flag Code, specifically §9, “Conduct during hoisting, lowering or passing of flag.

  • This information is echoed in our own CAPP 151, Respect on Display:

“If the colors march by, stand at attention and salute, when wearing a military-style uniform. If wearing civilian attire, stand at attention and place your right hand over your heart.”