JOINT VETERANS SUPPORT COMMITTEE

OF FLORIDA NATIONAL CEMETERY

Joint Veterans Support Committee is dedicated to honoring Veterans from all of the United States War Eras.  From the Revolutionary War through today's conflict, the men and women who served our country will be honored and remembered at Freedom Memorial Plaza to be located at Florida National Cemetery.  We hope you will join us by becoming a Sponsor or making a donation today.


**DUE TO COVID-19 CONCERNS, ALL ACTIVITIES, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF FUNERAL CEREMONIES, WITH BE CANCELED THROUGH MAY.  OUR PRIORITY IS THE SAFETY OF ALL VOLUNTEERS, STAFF, AND PATRONS.  WE WILL CONTINUE TO BE IN TOUCH WITH FLORIDA NATIONAL CEMETERY AND UPDATE YOU AS WE ARE INFORMED.  IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO EMAIL US THROUGH THE CONTACT US PAGE.  WE ASK THAT YOU ALL BE SAFE AND LOOK OUT FOR EACH OTHER.  THAT IS WHAT THIS BEAUTIFUL NATION WAS BUILT UPON. GOD BLESS AMERICA!**

*THIS YEAR, DUE TO COVID-19, WE WILL AIR THE CEREMONY, VIRTUALLY.  THE CEREMONY WILL AIR ON THIS WEBSITE, FLAGS FOR FALLEN VETS FACEBOOK, FLORIDA NATIONAL CEMETERY FACEBOOK, AND JVSC FACEBOOK SITES.  AIRING WILL BEGIN AT 11 AM ON ALL SITES ON MEMORIAL DAY.

**THE MEMORIAL DAY VIDEO WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR VIEWING BEGINNING AT 10 AM ON MAY 25, 2020.

Monument Development

Florida National Cemetery is the 2nd busiest National Cemetery in the United States.  It is currently developing plans for a 55-acre expansion to continue to provide a place for Veteran's to call home.  Florida National Cemetery is one of the few National Cemeteries without any significant monuments. We believe that the Veteran's who are laid to rest here deserve nothing but the best!  We want to honor the military men and women from all branches at Freedom Memorial Plaza and throughout Florida National Cemetery.  We are initiating fund raising efforts to enhance Florida National Cemetery with national monuments that represent the dignity, respect, and honor due to the deceased who are laid to rest here.

Freedom Memorial Plaza

The Plaza will be the centerpiece of monument development with further expansion being planned in the future.  It will be located at the entrance to the cemetery and will honor and remember our Veteran's from all branches of the United States Military.

We plan to begin with the Defenders of Freedom Wall.  It will be located on the rear of Columbarium 1 and will be the backdrop of Freedom Memorial Plaza.

YOU CAN MAKE

A DIFFERENCE

There are a variety of ways you can make a difference in the future of Florida National Cemetery.  Through the donations of your money and/or time, you help to maintain the standard of excellence found at Florida National Cemetery.  The quickest and easiest way to donate is through this website. We are also developing a Patron Program.  This program provides a way for groups or individuals to make an annual tax free contribution each year to the cemetery.

We have a full-time Volunteer Program that staffs the Public Information Center, Monday thru Friday.  If you have a desire to serve those who have served, we would love to welcome you to our group. There is always a need for volunteers at our special events, mainly Flags For Fallen Vets and Wreaths Across America.  We always room for more volunteers to staff the PIC. For more information regarding volunteering at Florida National Cemetery, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Patti Beebe at Volunteersfnc@comcast.net

By subscribing to our monthly newsletter, you will be able to keep up with what is happening at Florida National Cemetery.  You will also get updates on the development of Freedom Memorial Plaza, along with information on all of our Special Events.

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