Wreaths Across America Honors Fallen Veterans With Contribution From Qualcomm

Oct 15, 2010, 14:08 ET from Wreaths Across America

Qualcomm's Support Complements Other Leading Trucking Companies

HARRINGTON, Maine, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wreaths Across America™, a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization formed as an extension of the Arlington Wreath program that is committed to honoring deceased veterans of the U.S. armed forces, today announced a corporate contribution from Qualcomm Incorporated, a leading provider of integrated wireless systems and services to transportation and logistics companies. Qualcomm's gift will enable Wreaths Across America to significantly enhance its presence at Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery and to establish its presence at Miramar National Cemetery—both in San Diego—for its December 2010 wreath laying ceremonies in honor of fallen veterans.

"Our commitment to supporting Wreaths Across America is a natural extension of the core values of citizenship and community that our Qualcomm employees share with so many of our customers, including Baylor Trucking, Boyle Transportation, Pottles Transportation, Perdue Trucking, Prime and Walmart, all of whom support this important organization," noted Rich Sulpizio, CEO and president, Qualcomm Enterprise Services. "We are honored to collaborate with Wreaths Across America."

"Thanks to Qualcomm's generous support of Wreaths Across America, we will be able to deliver more than 2,500 additional wreaths to San Diego veterans' cemeteries this holiday season," noted Barry Pottle, President of Pottle's Transportation and a longtime supporter and advocate for, Wreaths Across America. "In addition to providing financial support, Qualcomm's commitment to this important cause also includes employee volunteers who will participate in the laying of the wreaths and other activities in support of our veterans."

If you'd like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with Karen Worcester - Executive Director of WreathsAcrossAmerica.org call Toll-Free: (877) 385-9504 or email karen@wreathsacrossamerica.org

Wreaths Across America™ (WAA) is a national non-profit organization that has grown quickly to encompass over 500 participating locations and 160,000+ volunteers around the Country.

The Wreaths Across America's mission is to Remember, Honor, and Teach. Remember the fallen, Honor those who serve including their families who sacrifice, and Teach our children the cost of the freedoms we enjoy each day. It is our shared belief that...

"The nation which forgets its defenders will soon be forgotten." Calvin Coolidge

WAA pursues its mission with nation-wide wreath-laying events amid the holiday season, and year-round educational outreach inviting all Americans to appreciate our freedoms and the cost at which they are delivered.

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