Memorial Day Observance – May 27, 2019
In conjunction with the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Squad honors our fallen service men and women. Beginning on Friday at 9:00 am, volunteers are needed to place flags on all the graves in the cemetery.
2019 John Whiteside Memorial Golf Outing – June 26, 2019
Join us for the 2019 John Whiteside Memorial Golf Outing at Inwood Golf Course located in Joliet, IL. After an 8:00am registration, a shot gun start will begin at 9:00 am. After golf, cocktails and dinner will be held at the Elks Lodge located at 250 SE Frontage Rd in Joliet, IL. For more information please call Sharon Eck at 815-600-2955.
Squad Graduation – Wednesday, August 21, 2019
The Abraham Lincoln Memorial Squad holds a Squad Graduation Ceremony in August each year.
Direct Burials with Mass Honors – Quarterly
The dates for 2019 for Direct Burials with Mass Honors are as follows:
- Tuesday, January 8, 2019
- Thursday, April 11, 2019
- Friday, July 12, 2019
- Monday, October 21, 2019
All honors will be held at Shelter C at 9:00 am.
Wreaths Across America – at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery on December 14, 2019
Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, our mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as over 1,400 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea, and abroad.