“Wreaths Across America – Yes, I do that!

“Wreaths Across America – Yes, I do that!

Anyone who really knows me knows that I am often a walking Wreaths Across America billboard. They will normally see me sporting a WAA-branded sweatshirt or t-shirt, my blue and green WAA wristband and my ever-present WAA baseball cap. I’m proud of my connection with WAA and love to promote what we do and why we do it.

That being said, I want to relate a recent encounter I had while standing in line at our local Social Security Administration (SSA) Office the other day.

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Faces of the Mission: Wayne Merritt, Veterans Liaison

Faces of the Mission: Wayne Merritt, Veterans Liaison

Air Force Veteran*, Wayne Merritt, currently manages the Veterans Transportation Program based out of Wreaths Across America Headquarters in Maine. Monday thru Friday, Wayne travels to area towns in the Downeast region to pick up veterans and bring them to their doctors’ appointments. This is just one of the many free programs Wreaths Across America offers to veterans and their families.

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When Children Serve

Military children worry about their parent’s safety very day. These children face many challenges, frequent moves and lengthy separation due to trainings and deployments. They take on more responsibilities and worry about their parent every day.

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