Schedule of Events

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  2020-2021

Key Dates, Times, and Locations

Please note: We are working with state and local officials to develop courses of action in case crowd restrictions due to COVID-19 are still in effect during this year’s wreath events. We will update our website and Facebook page when changes are made. As volunteers will be working within the recommended social distance of 6 feet from others, everyone should plan on wearing a mask.


Wreath Preparation

Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 10:00AM
Killeen Special Events Center on WS Young.
Volunteers needed
If you can bring a portable table to work on.  Work gloves if you want them.
Mask are required, social distancing will be followed .


Wreath Escort

Saturday, November 28, 2020 from 7:00 – 8:00AM
Killeen Special Events Center
***Timeline subject to change***
Safety briefing at 7:15
KSU at 7:30


Wreath Laying

Saturday November 28, 2020 at 10:00AM
Park & Ride busses from Central Texas A&M will start at 8:00AM.
Mask & social distancing will be followed.
Come early.
Approximate timeline
8:00-10:00 – Unload trucks
8:00-1:00 – Shuttle buses operate between CTSVC and Texas A&M-CT campus
10:00 Prayer and taps at the beginning
10:10 – Generals will place wreaths at Ft Hood Monuments 10:15 Immediate Family members will lay their wreaths first
10:25 – Volunteers to lay wreaths
12:30-1:00 – Clean up cemetery
The Killeen Police Department and the Texas Department of Transportation would like to remind you that parking on the right-of-way on Texas 195 is not only illegal but also very dangerous. Please park at the Texas A&M-Central Texas campus and use the shuttle buses provided by KISD.


Wreath Retrieval

Saturday January 9, 2021
Changes to timeline to be announced closer to event
The Killeen Police Department and the Texas Department of Transportation would like to remind you that parking on the right-of-way on Texas 195 is not only illegal but also very dangerous. Please park at the Texas A&M-Central Texas campus and use the shuttle buses provided by KISD.



Past Events


Ride for Wreaths

Saturday, Sep 16, 2017 – Horny Toad Harley Davidson, Harker Heights


Painting with a Twist

Sunday, Nov 5, 2017 – Painting with a Twist, Harker Heights


Wreath Prep

Saturday, Nov 18, 2017 – 10:00 am, Killeen Special Events Center


Laying of the Wreaths

Saturday, Nov 25, 2017 – 10:00 am, Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery


Wreath Retrieval

Saturday, January 13, 2018 – 10:00 am, Central Texas Veterans State Cemetary


Adopt a Highway Quarterly Pickup

Saturday, February 10, 2018 – 8:00 am, Extraco Bank front parking lot


Adopt a Highway Quarterly Pickup

Saturday, May 12, 2018 – 8:00 am, Extraco Bank front parking lot


Adopt a Highway Quarterly Pickup
Saturday, August 11, 2018 – 8:00 am, Extraco Bank front parking lot


Ride for Wreaths
Saturday, Sep 15, 2018 – Horny Toad Harley Davidson, Harker Heights


Mama Fu’s Asian House Fundraiser
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 – 11:00 am – 9:00 pm,Mama Fu’s Asian House


Adopt a Highway Quarterly Pickup
Saturday, October 27, 2018 – 8:00 am, Extraco Bank front parking lot


Wreath Preparation

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 – 10:00 am, Killeen Special Events Center


Laying of the Wreaths

Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 – 10:00 am, Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery


Wreath Retrieval

Saturday, Jan 12, 2019 – 3:00 pm, Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery


Car Show

Saturday, Aug 3, 2019 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, Target in Harker Heights


Adopt a Highway Litter Pickup
Saturday, Aug 10, 2019 8:00 am – 10:00 am, Harker Heights High School


Ride for Wreaths
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 8:00 am – 11:30 am, Horny Toad Harley Davidson of Fort Hood


Adopt a Highway Litter Pickup
Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 8:00 am – 10:00 am, Harker Heights High School


Wreath Preparation
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Killeen Special Events Center


Wreath Escort
Saturday, Nov 30, 2019 – 8:00 am, Killeen Special Events Center


Wreath Laying
Saturday, Nov 30, 2019 – 10:00 am, Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery


Wreath Retrieval
Saturday Jan 11, 2020 – 10:00 am, Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery


Ride for Wreaths
Saturday, September 19, 2020 – Jokers Icehouse


Adopt-A-Highway
Saturday, October 3, 2020