Honor Those Who Served
They gave all that was asked. Now it’s our turn.
The Guardians of the National Cemetery is a locally-based volunteer organization. Our sole mission is to serve as official support committee for the Washington Crossing National Cemetery, so designated by the Veterans Administration.
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The Month of of May 2023 has been very active for the Guardians. These are the activities that have taken place in behalf of remembering our veterans. May 3rd, 2023 A two person team participated in educating the NJ Civil Air Patrol in Flag etiquette and proper flag...
Greetings: The Guardians of the National Cemetery will dedicate and gift the statue of General George Washington to the National Cemetery Administration on Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 11:00 AM sharp. General parking will be at Committal Shelter #1, in reverse order...
Join us as we honor and remember our fallen heroes at the Washington Crossing National Cemetery's Memorial Day Event, sponsored by the esteemed veterans group, the Guardians of the National Cemetery. This solemn ceremony will feature a special dedication to the new...
We have the power to honor our comrades in arms, and we’re doing something about it
RECRUIT, TRAIN, AND FUNDRAISE
We conduct volunteer recruitment and training programs. We organize fundraising efforts to support the Washington Crossing National Cemetery to provide supplementary programs, beautification and memorial programs, and the design and construction of memorials and stone monuments.
We are working hard to promote the attainment of National Shrine status for the Washington Crossing National Cemetery through beautification endeavors on the cemetery grounds. One example of our efforts is the creation and maintenance of an Avenue of Flags, comprised of the US Flag donated by families of veterans who received the Burial Flag at the funeral service for their loved ones.
PLAN AND CONDUCT SPECIAL EVENTS
We strive to improve public awareness of the mission of Veterans Administration national cemeteries. We assist the staff of the Washington Crossing National Cemetery in the planning and conduct of major ceremonies and special events such as the observances of Veterans Day, Memorial Day, and other such days deemed appropriate to commemorate and honor those who served or are serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, or those interred in the cemetery.
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Guardians of the National Cemetery
PO Box 233