Wreaths Across America

Truckers remember fallen veterans

During the weeklong tribute, trucking had delivered 325,000 wreaths to cemeteries nationwide.

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46 trucking groups take part in Wreaths Across America

Companies hauled 80 truckloads of about 325,000 fresh wreaths to be laid on graves at more than 700 veterans’ cemeteries across the nation.

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G&P to deliver wreaths for outreach

Gaston, S.C.-based G&P Trucking Co. will deliver wreaths to veterans’ graves as part of the national Wreaths Across America outreach. G&P driver Danny Burgess, a Navy veteran, will transport the wreaths in South Carolina cemeteries for the second consecutive year. The carrier is honored to be part of the project, said Clifton Parker, G&P Trucking president and general manager. “It’s just a small way that we can give something back for all those veterans who have ...

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Fikes joins wreaths project

Fikes Truck Line recently participated in Wreaths Across America, a non-profit organization that aims to place holiday wreaths at veterans cemeteries across the United States on Wreaths Across America Day.  Jeff Edmonson, a Fikes driver since June 2006, loaded a trailer with wreaths in Harrington, Maine, on Dec. 1. Over the following week, he delivered wreaths to cemeteries in Alabama and Louisiana. He was greeted at each stop by volunteers, ready to unload the fresh wreaths. “So ...

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U.S. Xpress joins Wreaths project

U.S. Xpress is providing donated transportation services and cash to Wreaths Across America.

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U.S. Xpress moves wreaths

National carrier U.S. Xpress is helping a nonprofit outreach move wreaths to five grave sites across the nation. The outreach, Wreaths Across America, places wreaths at the grave sites of more than 100,000 veterans each year during the holidays. Driver Ted Wilson made the 1,400-mile wreath-hauling trip, beginning at the charity’s headquarters in Harrington, Maine, to the National Cemetery in Chattanooga, Tenn. Wilson made stops in Winchester, Va., Beaver, W.Va., and Knoxville, Tenn., to deliver wreaths. ...

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Walmart driver delivers memorial wreaths

Walmart driver, Cher Straw, was one of the drivers who in December delivered more than 100,000 cemetery wreaths to honor fallen soldiers.

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Age and BMI cutoffs, California's Truck and Bus Rule, truckers off work Hours of Service regulations and heavy-duty engine emissions are among the issues featured.

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