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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

    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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