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  1. Who do I contact to lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns?
    School and civic organizations who want to lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown may submit an online request.

    Detailed information regarding wreath laying ceremonies can be found on our website at http://www.arlingtoncemetery.mil/Events/WreathLaying.aspx.

    Requests by members of the public to conduct wreath laying ceremonies must be submitted online through our website. Requests are accepted six months to a year in advance of the group’s visit, but must be submitted at least 5 weeks in advance. Please note that while dozens of such ceremonies are arranged each week, it is possible that an official event could arise that would take precedence.


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