National Cemetery Administration
National Day of Service 2022
The Patriot Day "National Day of Service" has three components: brief ceremony and instructions to volunteers; headstone cleaning or another public service; and posting on a Veteran's personal profile page found on VA's Veterans Legacy Memorial (VLM).
WHEN: Friday, September 9 at 10:00 a.m. (local time) except Quantico, Alexandria, Culpeper and Baltimore National Cemeteries which will start at 9:00 a.m. (local time). Houston National Cemetery will hold its Day of Service event on Saturday, September 10 at 9:00 a.m. (local time).
WHERE: Participating National Cemeteries (see list below).
WHY: Recognize the 21st Commemoration of September 11 through public service at VA National Cemeteries.
WHAT: Headstone cleaning or another activity as designated by the local national cemetery director.
PARTNERS: Carry The Load.
POST: Write a tribute or post a photo on VA's Veterans Legacy Memorial (VLM).
HOW TO REGISTER: Find a participating VA National Cemetery near you and register at Carry The Load Patriot Day National Day of Service.
List of Participating VA National Cemeteries:
Crown Hill National Cemetery
Baton Rouge National Cemetery
Baltimore National Cemetery
Great Lakes National Cemetery
Biloxi National Cemetery
Santa Fe National Cemetery
Fort Sill National Cemetery
Puerto Rico National Cemetery
Fort Jackson National Cemetery
Black Hills National Cemetery
Tahoma National Cemetery
Wood National Cemetery
Cheyenne National Cemetery