3) Ready to volunteer in 2018 and be the first to remember? Please check out the two links below for wreath cleanup day (January 20th for Arlington).
4) Lastly - when you scroll all the way to the bottom of this newsletter, make sure you help us shout out and say thank you* to ALL THE PROFESSIONAL DRIVERS AND TRANSPORTATION companies who deliver to 1400+ locations nationwide!
Casey's "superhero" grew up to become known as 1LT Colby J. Umbrell 1-501 25th ID out of Fort Richardson Alaska. In 2007 when Casey was 23, her big brother Colby was KIA in Iraq. She became a Gold Star sibling.
The "Retiring Of The Wreaths" (Cleanup Day) is coordinated locally, with dates and times set by each Location Coordinator in conjunction with the cemetery administration. The date for Arlington National Cemetery is Saturday, January 20th, 2018 (starting at 8:30am).
Please use the map below to search for other location and contact info.
"Remember this.... In truth a person dies twice, once when he stops breathing, and a second time when somebody mentions his or her name for the last time. Join us in December when over one million volunteers nationwide, will say the names of a million fallen out loud, to make sure they will never be forgotten."
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Share the Road Professional Truck Driver Ralph Garcia of ABF Freight spoke on his experience of delivering more than 3,600 wreaths to Arlington National Cemetery for Wreaths Across America - Official Page. Ralph believes in doing his part to Remember, Honor, and Teach for the patriots and fallen heroes who served this great country.