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Wreath Cleanup: Arlington National Cemetery

Volunteers were called to lay the wreaths at the headstones at Arlington National Cemetery and now, volunteers are requested to help collect the wreaths for recycling. The date has been set for Jan. 26, 2013.

Schedule has been published for this year at below.

We will meet at 8:15 AM outside the Memorial Amphitheater on the side opposite the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. We'll move inside the Amphitheater at 8:30 AM. Opening remarks begin at 8:45 AM.

Snow is forecast for Friday. The website indicates there is not rain/snow alternative date.

The site recommends bringing poles (such as broom handles) to help pick up the wreaths.

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  • Stacey D.

    Can we have a meeting point a the opening remarks area?

    1 · January 21, 2013

    • Tom

      Definitely. I've updated the pop up. We'll meet outside the Memorial Amphitheater opposite the podium.

      January 22, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm going to most likely drive from Silver Spring. I have room for one person. Any idea about the parking situation?

    January 22, 2013

    • Tom

      Hi Lisa, the website has been updated with the details for this year's event. It says the ANC parking lot will be open at 7 AM and will have free parking until 1 PM. If that lot is full, then the Pentagon parking lot is an alternative for those with DoD Vehicle Tags. The Crystal City parking garages are free on weekends. Crystal City is 3 metro stops south of ANC.

      January 22, 2013

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