Sunday, December 6, 2015

Wreaths Across America Heading to Arlington

Convoy of wreaths departs for Arlington National Cemetery 
Associated Press
Published: December 6, 2015
All told, Wreaths Across America expects to ship more than 900,000 wreaths to veterans' graves in hundreds of locations in all 50 states and overseas.
Trucks bearing wreaths from Maine arrive at Arlington National Cemetery for Wreaths Across America, Dec. 13, 2014. JOE GROMELSKI/STARS AND STRIPES
COLUMBIA FALLS, Maine — A convoy of a dozen trucks carrying wreaths made in Maine departed Sunday for Arlington National Cemetery, where the greenery will adorn the graves of military veterans.

A box truck and 11 tractor-trailers left Columbia Falls with the bulk of the 248,000 wreaths that will be placed on gravesites in Arlington, said Susan Patten, a spokeswoman for Wreaths Across America. read more here