More than 40 tractor-trailers showed up to Arlington National Cemetery Dec. 14, carrying the 143,000 wreaths that were placed on headstones of fallen veterans. Similar events happened nationwide, with trucks carrying loads of wreaths throughout ...
Wreaths were laid in a section of the cemetery devoted to Civil War-era soldiers. Catch a video of the ceremony, as well as several still photos from the day, here.
Video, pictures and more from driver John Dyer's Wreaths Across America delivery at Nashville National Cemetery, where this week 100-plus wreaths were placed anonymously ahead of Dec. 14 ceremonies.
Two trucking industry entities, the Truckload Carriers Association and Pilot Flying J, have teamed up with non-profit Wreaths Across America to form a "rolling tribute" to fallen U.S. veterans.
Pilot Flying J says it plans to raise $100,000 to honor fallen veterans by supporting Wreaths Across America.
Wreaths Across America and the Truckload Carriers Association announced at The Great American Trucking Show in Dallas on Aug. 23 a new partnership to honor America's fallen heroes.
Brad Chapdelaine devotes as much attention to local outreach as he does his bottom line.
During the weeklong tribute, trucking had delivered 325,000 wreaths to cemeteries nationwide.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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