Lockheed Martin: Donates $240,000 to Wreaths Across America

COLUMBIA FALLS, ME, and BETHESDA, MD – December 13, 2022 – Today, national nonprofit Wreaths Across America (WAA) is proud to announce that  Lockheed Martin(NYSE: LMT) has made a $240,000 donation to sponsor 16,000 veterans’ wreaths for placement at participating locations this National Wreaths Across America Day – Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022. 

“Lockheed Martin has proudly supported Wreaths Across America for five years and its mission to remember, honor, and teach,” said Tiffany King, Manager of Social Impact at Lockheed Martin. “About one in five Lockheed Martin employees has served in uniform, and as a military spouse, I know that this partnership is personal to many of our colleagues. We are grateful for this solemn opportunity to honor all those who have served.

Over 1,000 Lockheed Martin employees plan to participate in the distribution of the wreaths at 32 locations across the U.S. These locations include the following: 

Arlington National CemeteryArlington, VA
Bay Pines National CemeterySaint Petersburg, FL
Beaufort National CemeteryBeaufort, SC
Bell Chapel CemeteryCamden, AR 
Beverly National CemeteryMoorestown, NJ
Branford Cemetery  Stratford, CT
Camp Nelson National CemeteryLexington, KY 
Crownsville Veterans CemeteryHanover, MD
Dallas-Fort Worth National CemeteryFort Worth, TX
Evergreen-Washelli CemeteryBothell, WA 
Florida National CemeteryBushnell, FL
Fort Logan National CemeteryDenver, CO
Garden of Memories Memorial ParkLufkin, TX
Goleta Cemetery DistrictGoleta, CA
Greenwood CemeteryOrlando, FL
Lancaster CemeteryPalmdale, CA
Los Gatos Memorial ParkSunnyvale, CA
Marietta National CemeteryMarietta, GA
Memorial Park CemeteryCamden, AR 
New Brocton City CemeteryTroy, AL 
Pikes Peak National CemeteryColorado Springs, CO
Pine Ridge CemeteryChelmsford, MA
Saint Stanislaus Cathedral PNCC CemeteryScranton, PA
South Florida National CemeteryJupiter, FL
Southeast Louisiana Veterans CemeteryStennis, MS 
Titusville Brevard Co Veterans CemeterySpace Coast, FL
Valhalla Memory GardenHuntsville, AL
Valley Forge National Historical ParkValley Forge, PA
Wood National CemeteryMilwaukee, WI
Woodlawn CemeterySyracuse, NY
Woodlawn CemeteryOwego, NY
Woodlawn Memorial ParkGreenville, SC

“The generous contribution from Lockheed Martin helps us to ensure that we will be able to remember service members laid to rest in communities across the country,” said Karen Worcester, Executive Director, WAA. “And through the simple act of placing these wreaths, we teach about our nation’s history and what it means to serve. Lockheed Martin understands the impact this has on the next generation, and we are so grateful for their support.”

Click here to find a local WAA-participating cemetery near you to support or volunteer at this year’s National Wreaths Across America Day.

Learn more at: https://www.wreathsacrossamerica.org/pages/19520/News/879/?relatedId=0