May 22, 2019

Wednesday

Vets Moving Forward at Wright State University's Student Union

3 - 7 pm Our Honor Squad recruiter will be present to answer questions you might have regarding joining the Dayton National Cemetery Honor Squad. Honor Squad members provide the rifle salute during funerals at Dayton National Cemetery five days a week in all weather. Stop by and find out what we do and how you may help.

May 24, 2019

Friday

Avenue of the Flags at the Dayton National Cemetery

9 am - Volunteers meet at Cemetery Office Building. Help is needed to place full-sized flags along the streets at the cemetery.

5 pm - Native American Ceremony at Monument Hill.

May 25, 2019

Saturday

Grave Decorating Ceremony for Memorial Day at the Dayton National Cemetery

​9:30 am - A Grave Decoration Service will begin at Monument Hill and conclude with a rifle salute and TAPS performed by the Dayton National Cemetery Honor Squad. Attendees will then be released to place small flags on graves and markers in the cemetery.

12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, and 2:30 pm - Burials scheduled

3 pm - Ceremony on Monument Hill with the Rebekahs - Independent Order of Odd Fellows

May 25, 2019

May 26, 2019

Patriot Freedom Festival at the VA Medical Center Campus

9 am - 6 pm Join us at the VA Medical Center Campus for a 2-day celebration that honors military veterans!

 

10 am - 5 pm Our Honor Squad recruiter will be present to answer questions you might have regarding joining the Dayton National Cemetery Honor Squad. Honor Squad members provide the rifle salute during funerals at Dayton National Cemetery five days a week in all weather. Stop by and find out what we do and how you may help us to honor veterans.

May 27, 2019

Monday

Memorial Day Program at the Dayton National Cemetery

9:30 am - Cemetery gates will close and shuttle bus service will begin from VA Hospital. No cemetery parking.

11 am - Memorial Day ceremony. The Dayton National Cemetery Honor Squad will provide the rifle salute.

12:30 pm - Cemetery gates will re-open after the ceremony has concluded. Cemetery staff will be available in the Cemetery Office to assist visitors until 7 pm.

May 27, 2019

Monday

Memorial Day Observed at the Dayton National Cemetery (no funeral services)

May 28, 2019

Tuesday

Retrieval of Flags

9 am - Avenue flags will be taken down and properly folded and stored. Volunteers are welcome to assist two groups, Synchrony Bank and Team RWB, with this important task.

Jun 15, 2019

Saturday

Help us to raise funds for the Dayton National Cemetery Honor Squad with a motorcycle ride beginning at Buckminn's D&D Harley Davidson in Xenia, Ohio

Dec 14, 2019

Saturday

Wreaths Across America

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