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Protecting the Health and Welfare of Our Nation

The health service has grown from the initial corps of just physicians to encompass eleven different health categories including, therapists, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists, to name a few. They are veterans under federal law entitled to all of the benefits, including being buried in a veteran’s cemetery....

In Memory of SFC Anthony Venetz Jr.

Anthony Venetz Sr. is a co-Location Coordinator for the Sunset Memorial Gardens cemetery in Graniteville, South Carolina. He also leads the Fundraising Group “In Memory of SFC Anthony Venetz Jr.” in honor of his late son and namesake....

Friends of Lancaster Cemetery District

California Fundraising Group doubling down their efforts to support the community throughout the year....

The Gavel Is Passed for American Gold Star Mothers

Becky’s reign included serving as the Grand Marshal for the Annual Wreath Escort to Arlington National Cemetery. She says the year flew by. “It’s been an incredible year filled with incredible people. There have been so many touching moments that I will always hold in my heart.”...

Wreaths Across America Kicks Off Giving in July

Over the last 11 years more than $10 million has been given back through WAA’s national fundraising program to other nonprofits and civic group partners, supporting veteran programs and military families in communities across the country....

Doing Good Twice: Midwest Honor Flight, Sioux Center, IA

Each sponsored wreath helps to ensure a veteran has a wreath on their grave in remembrance and dedication once they pass, but that extra $5 means a veteran’s t-shirt or meal on the Honor Flight is covered at no cost to them....

Wreaths Across America's Trucking Tributes Presents JD and Gully Transportation

“I was driving across country when I got the call from my youngest daughter Kasey, telling me Jeffery had been shot. Jeffrey was on his 2nd tour of duty on a resupply mission when a sniper took his life. I could not believe it at first, but it was true."...

Sister Martha Torbik Shares her Story in "What's Your Why?" Feature

Wreaths Radio celebrates volunteerism in support of our military and veterans. The "What's Your Why?" feature shares the story of involvement of Wreaths Across America volunteers like Sister Martha....

Unum Plays Their Part and Then Some

Pipan tells us she’s impressed by Unum’s commitment to military veterans. Unum extends job transition training to veterans in the community regardless of whether or not they become an employee of the company....

Rangers Return to Commemorate 75th Anniversary of D-Day Landings

As a Ranger, that’s our sacred ground. During WW II, the Rangers scaled the cliffs of Point du Hoc, and the 5th Ranger battalion stormed Utah Beach which is where they got their battle cry, ‘Rangers Lead the Way.’...

Fundraising Groups Benefit from Their Involvement with Wreaths Across America

“My father is buried at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery,” Rhonda disclosed. “I participated in the wreath ceremony there two years ago, and we were able to place one on his grave. I looked into it and found out more about the organization and the fundraising opportunities. I thought it would be a great community service project for our students.”...

Wreaths Across America's Trucking Tributes Presents Apple Transfer, Inc.

Apple Transfer has some wrapped tractors, one in honor of Joe’s mother and father, and trailers with pictures of local heroes on them which receive quite a bit of attention throughout the year....

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