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Tobin Slaven — director of Outreach & Communications, Wreaths Across America

Tobin Slaven is the director of Outreach & Communications for Wreaths Across America, a 501(c)3 nonprofit based in Columbia Falls, Maine and best known for its wreath-laying events at Arlington National Cemetery and over 1200 participating locations nationwide. Each wreath placed is the catalyst that starts the conversation about WAA’s mission to Remember the fallen, Honor those who serve, and Teach our younger generations about the high cost of our freedoms. Please visit WreathsAcrossAmerica.org to volunteer in your local community.

Trucking Makes Wreaths Across America Possible

Trucking Makes Wreaths Across America Possible.The Road by C.H. Robinson

Family laying wreath

Many veterans choose a career in trucking after leaving the military. They understand hard work, attention to detail, and long days away from home. Perhaps that’s why so many trucking companies participate in Wreaths Across America. Every year, thousands of volunteers remember fallen U.S. veterans by placing wreaths at veteran graves in over 1,200 participating locations across the country. Since 2007, Wreaths Across America has placed over three million wreaths on the graves of military veterans in all 50 states. And we couldn’t do it without help from more than 190 trucking partners—including C.H. Robinson.
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- director of Outreach & Communications, Wreaths Across America