Transportation and warehousing company, Buchheit Logistics will be participating in Wreaths Across America for its second year. They’ll be delivering two loads of wreaths to cemeteries in Southeast Missouri, and will lay them on the headstones of fallen veterans on December 17th. Vice president of Buchheit Logistics, Jeff Buchheit tells KZIM KSIM how they carry on this tradition with thousands of volunteers across the country.
The network of volunteers for the national event laid over 700,000 wreaths at 1,000 locations in 2015. If you would like to participate in Wreaths Across America, you can donate wreaths to your local cemetery, or attend local wreath laying ceremonies at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, MO or Mound City National Cemetery in Mound City, IL on December 12th at 11AM.