Terry says veterans make up about 18 percent of the Berkshire Hathaway company's workforce. Wreaths Across America gives them the opportunity to recognize veterans across the country but most importantly says Terry to honor their employees who served.
"If you're an American, you're proud to do it. I know it's probably one of the best things I've done every year."
Debbie says she and the transportation team are excited about new and more efficient systems that will be in place for 2018 and beyond.
"When she explained to us what Wreaths Across America is and does, it was a no-brainer for me that we would get involved."
Driver Pat Wortham is an independent contractor for Dart Transit and a member of the Wreaths Across America honor fleet. He also has a rich history of military service in his family.
"This contribution, like the one we made last year, will help provide an opportunity for professional drivers to transport wreaths across the United States.
Wreaths Across America announces open loads available as the Honor Fleet expands to transport America's Respect.
"One thing I will never forget is getting into Arlington and it was a cold, rainy day with freezing rain, and I remember looking around at all the empty headstones thinking to myself oh my God how are we going to do this."
"It was so moving coming down I95 because people were waving flags, honking their horns, giving us thumbs up, and saluting us."
“Every year we have so many professional drivers, bikers, police officers and other first responders, ask us how they can get involved, even if they can’t transport wreaths,” said Karen Worcester, executive director, Wreaths Across America.