Anyone familiar with Wreaths Across America knows there are thousands of compelling stories throughout the country that speak to the dedication and sacrifice of the members of our nation's military and their families. Additionally, the Wreaths Across America family of volunteers is growing as more locations get involved in National Wreaths Across America Day. 

A new weekly radio program hosted by Wreaths Across America's executive director Karen Worcester features the stories of those patriots who step up to serve and the volunteers who remember, honor and teach to be sure they'll never be forgotten.

The first episode of Mission Matters debuted on March 28, 2018, featuring Wreaths Across America's founder Morrill Worcester. Together, Karen and Morrill spoke to this year's theme, Be Their Witness as well as the evolution and growth of the organization. Mission Matters airs on Wreaths Across America Radio on Wednesdays at 7:00 AM and again at 7:00 PM.

Mission Matters Program Schedule:

Episode # 1-March 28, 2018 (click to hear archive)

2018 Theme Be Their Witness with WAA Founder Morrill Worcester

Episode # 2- April 4, 2018 (click here to hear archive)

Gold Star Mother and Wife Mona Gunn

Episode # 3-April 11, 2018 (Click here to hear archive)

Charles "Keith" David-Task Force Dagger Foundation

Episode # 4-April 18, 2018 (click here to hear archive)

Gold Star Mother and Chaplain-Janice Chance

Episode # 5- April 25, 2018

Wreaths Across America's Chairman of the Board, Wayne Hanson & Board Member Ann Hanson

Episode # 6- May 2, 2018

Lt. Col. Katresha Bailey “KB”- Soldier for Life Program

Episode # 7- May 9, 2018

Bre Kingsbury & Kathy Howell-Navy Seal Wives

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