🚛 [Wreaths Across America eNewsletter #147] Delivering on truckloads of respect…

From the Wreaths Across America organization.


 08/22/2017 WAA eNewsletter - Weekly
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Truckloads of Respect

NFI Selected to Provide Logistics for Wreaths Across America

NFI Selected to Provide Logistics for Wreaths Across America

Cherry Hill, N.J. (PRWEB) August 22, 2017 — NFI, a leading supply chain solutions provider, has announced a partnership with Wreaths Across America (WAA), a non-profit whose mission – Remember, Honor, Teach – is carried out in part each December with the placement of veterans’ wreaths on every marker at Arlington National Cemetery, and at more than 1,300 military cemeteries nationwide.
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Visit With The A-T Children’s Project

WAA Gives a

Upcoming Visit to Wreaths Across America Planned

On September 9, 2017, the Stonington Ride for the A-T Children’s Project is planning to stop and visit the Wreaths Across America Headquarters and Museum. As part of their visit, the group will participate in our Stem to Stone Tree-Tagging program.
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Driving With Purpose

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Wreaths Across America’s “Trucking Tributes” Presents Cowan Systems, LLC.

As we’ve been showcasing our professional drivers and their companies in our “Trucking Tributes” series, we’ve come to understand the foundation of strong family ties, hard work ethic, patriotism and pride from which these companies have evolved as they move America, and over a million veterans’ remembrance wreaths.
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Join Us For This Week’s Wednesday Webinar

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Wreaths Across America – Official Page

Par of our series Voices of Our Volunteers – last week we talked with Gloria James of Greenwood Memorial Park in San Diego. We talked the efforts around honoring CA veterans all the participating locations in or near San Diego (Fort Rosecrans, Miramar, and even Riverside CA) as well as sharing the stories of several Medal of Honor recipients buried there.
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Days to Remember

3d U.S. Infantry Old Guard Grove Dedicated in Balsam Valley

Marine Corps Forces Reserves Birthday

Marine Corps Forces Reserves celebrates its 100th Birthday on August 29, 2017.
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More Than a Wreath: The Journey to Honor Our Veterans

More Than a Wreath: The Journey to Honor Our Veterans

Supporting the efforts led by Wreaths Across America is just one way we’re working to honor veterans and military families. Watch as our drivers explain why they’re proud to help carry out this mission.
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Top Social Media Stories This Week

These Patriotic Teens are Telling the Stories of War Vets

These Patriotic Teens are Telling the Stories of War Vets

Every day America loses an average of 492 WWII veterans. These teenagers are both trying to make sure their stories are heard before it’s too late.
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Local Veteran, 101, Talks About Serving on the USS Indianapolis

Local Veteran, 101, Talks About Serving on the USS Indianapolis

More than 70 years ago, the USS Indianapolis sank after being torpedoed by a Japanese submarine. Its location was unknown until researches discovered the wrecked ship this weekend.
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World War II Navigator Reunites With B-17 Aircraft

World War II Navigator Reunites With B-17 Aircraft

It was a special reunion for one world War II veteran today. Surrounded by his friends and family, a 92- year old, Army Corps veteran got the chance to do something he never expected.
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Mark Your Calendars – Invite Your Friends

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We would love to hear from you on any of these channels:

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Do you know of a patriotic story for or about our veterans, that we should be sharing? We would love to hear it!

You can submit the basic details here, and we will follow up with you.
Note: Have you ever had a conversation with a “reporter-bot?” We set this up to collect stories 24/7 or whenever it is convenient for you, and then the WAA Social Media Team can join the conversation. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Join us on December 16th (the 3rd Saturday in December), 2017 for National Wreaths Across America Day. Use this map to find a location and sign up to volunteer. Can’t find a location near you? You can start one (adding new locations for 2017)!

“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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 08/22/2017 WAA eNewsletter - Weekly
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About Michael Barbour

Michael K. Barbour is Associate Professor of Instructional Design for the College of Education and Health Sciences at Touro University California. He has been involved with K-12 online learning in a variety of countries for well over a decade as a researcher, teacher, course designer and administrator. Michael's research focuses on the effective design, delivery and support of K-12 online learning, particularly for students located in rural jurisdictions.
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