THE CONVOY

Manville Stop 2017

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The Escort

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ROLLING THUNDER

 

Rolling Thunder is a non-profit organization with over 90 chartered chapters throughout the United States and members abroad. Rolling Thunder®, Inc. members are old and young, men and women, veterans and non-veterans. All are united in the cause to bring full accountability for the Prisoners Of War-Missing In Action (POW/MIA) of all wars, reminding the government, the media and the public by our watchwords: “We Will Not Forget.” 

 

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PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS

The Patriot Guard Riders is a 100% Volunteer, Federally registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which ensures dignity and respect at memorial services honoring Fallen Military Heroes, First Responders and honorably discharged Veterans. 

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PATRIOT RIDERS OF AMERICA

The Patriot Riders of America, Inc. is a Non-Profit fundraising organization that helps local veterans that have fallen upon hard times. American Veterans returning from Vietnam, Desert Storm, Afghanistan, and other war zones are finding the conditions of the economy resembling the great depression.  

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Law Enforcement

Law enforcement from Maine will escort The Convoy to ensure safe transport for all participants throughout the week.  

WE REMEMBER

Staff Sgt. Brandon M. Silk

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KIA 6.21.10


GOLD STAR BROTHER

Law Enforcement Escort Maine State Trooper Blaine Silk 



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FORWARD OPERATING BASE TARIN KOWT, AFGHANISTAN

08.13.2010

Story by Spc. Tracy R. Myers 

101st Combat Aviation Brigade

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DECEMBER 23, 1984 – JUNE 21, 2010

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Truckers

2017 - Eleven tractor-trailers representing Walmart Transportation, Schneider National, Oakhurst Dairy, Witte Bros. Exchange, Inc., Hartt Transportation Systems, Inc., Delhaize Transportation LLC (DBA Hannaford Supermarkets), American Trucking Associations – Share the Road, Pottle’s Transportation, Cargo Transporters, Inc., Nestle Waters North America, Inc. (DBA Poland Spring Bottling Company) and North State Transportation driven by Gold Star father Scott Harris, will haul a portion of the 245,700 sponsored wreaths heading to Arlington National Cemetery for placement on Dec. 15.   2018 - TBA

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Wrapped Vehicles

2018

 Chevrolet is back at it again in support of our military and the Wreaths Across America mission to Remember, Honor and Teach!

Chevrolet, who has generously sponsored the vehicles transporting Gold Star families and veterans participating in the escort to Arlington for the last four years, will again provide 12 wrapped vehicles in addition to sponsoring 4,000 veterans’ wreaths for placement on National Wreaths Across America Day.

 #ChevySalutes 


“It is difficult to express what this organization means to our employees and customers. I have never experienced anything as moving as participating in the escort of wreaths to Arlington National Cemetery,” said Dan Adamcheck, regional director, sales, service and marketing for Chevrolet, in the release. “We are honored to be a part of this great program and to help spread awareness for the mission to

 Remember, Honor and Teach.” 

GOLD STAR MOTHERS

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American Gold Star Mothers, Inc., is a private nonprofit organization of American mothers who lost sons or daughters in service of the United States Armed Forces. 

GOLD STAR WIVES

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The Gold Star Wives of America is a Congressionally Chartered non-profit service organization that provides assistance and friendship to those who have lost their spouse to a military-related cause of death. 

BLUE STAR FAMILIES

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Service flag 


Family members of those serving in the United States Armed Forces. 



VETERANS

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Veterans of our Armed Forces

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GRAND MARSHAL

Becky Christmas


President

American Gold Star Mothers


Capt Todd Christmas

FAMILY & FRIENDS

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Wreaths Across America extended family and friends. 


THE WORCESTERS

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understanding of