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Lockheed Martin Donates $240,000 to Wreaths Across America



Contribution will sponsor 16,000 veterans' wreaths to be placed at 32 participating locations across the country on Dec. 17.

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.

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"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, VABay Pines National CemeterySaint Petersburg, FLBeaufort National CemeteryBeaufort, SCBell Chapel CemeteryCamden, ARBeverly National CemeteryMoorestown, NJBranford Cemetery Stratford, CTCamp Nelson National CemeteryLexington, KYCrownsville Veterans CemeteryHanover, MDDallas-Fort Worth National CemeteryFort Worth, TXEvergreen-Washelli CemeteryBothell, WAFlorida National CemeteryBushnell, FLFort Logan National CemeteryDenver, COGarden of Memories Memorial ParkLufkin, TXGoleta Cemetery DistrictGoleta, CAGreenwood CemeteryOrlando, FLLancaster CemeteryPalmdale, CALos Gatos Memorial ParkSunnyvale, CAMarietta National CemeteryMarietta, GAMemorial Park CemeteryCamden, ARNew Brocton City CemeteryTroy, ALPikes Peak National CemeteryColorado Springs, COPine Ridge CemeteryChelmsford, MASaint Stanislaus Cathedral PNCC CemeteryScranton, PASouth Florida National CemeteryJupiter, FLSoutheast Louisiana Veterans CemeteryStennis, MSTitusville Brevard Co Veterans CemeterySpace Coast, FLValhalla Memory GardenHuntsville, ALValley Forge National Historical ParkValley Forge, PAWood National CemeteryMilwaukee, WIWoodlawn CemeterySyracuse, NYWoodlawn CemeteryOwego, NYWoodlawn 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.

About Wreaths Across America

Wreaths Across America is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded to continue and expand the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery begun by Maine businessman Morrill Worcester in 1992. The organization's mission – Remember, Honor, Teach – is carried out in part each year by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies in December at Arlington, as well as at thousands of veterans' cemeteries and other locations in all 50 states and beyond. For more information or to sponsor a wreath please visit www.wreathsacrossamerica.org.

About Lockheed Martin Corporation

Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin Corporation is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 114,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.

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