Georgia trucking company pays respects to fallen veterans with ‘honor ride’ convoy

The company is working to sponsor 15,000 wreaths to lay on the graves of veterans in December.

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A Georgia trucking company is going above and beyond to highlight the sacrifices made by our armed forces — and they’d like your help to do even more for our nation’s fallen military members.

On Thursday, September 12, Bennett International Group hosted the 2nd Annual Wreaths of Honor Ride in Atlanta, Georgia, featuring motorcycles, Bennett semi trucks, and two military helicopters.

The convoy kicked off at pit row at the Atlanta Motor Speedway and then travelled for an hour with a full police escort to Bennett International Group headquarters in McDonough, Georgia.

Bennett brought seven semi trucks for the Wreaths of Honor Ride, each wrapped to honor fallen veterans, first responders, and the Wreaths Across America program.

At Bennett headquarters, guests were also encouraged to visit the Wreaths Across America Mobile Education Exhibit, a 60 foot RV theater and exhibit. Bennett is the first trucking company is the U.S. to host the exhibit on site.

The Wreaths of Honor Ride leads up to the Wreaths Across America Day event taking place on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 12:00 PM in all 50 states. During this year’s Wreaths Across America Day, Bennett will honor fallen veterans by laying wreaths on graves in Andersonville National Cemetery. This year will be Bennett’s third year as a trucking provider for the Wreaths Across America program.

Wreaths of Honor Ride

Wreaths of Honor Ride

Posted by Bennett International Group, LLC on Wednesday, September 11, 2019

All donations made during the Wreaths of Honor Ride went toward purchasing wreaths for Wreaths Across America.

So far, Bennett has sponsored 5,393 wreaths for the December event and they are working toward sponsoring another 9,607 to reach their goal of 15,000 wreaths.

If you’d like to join Bennett in honoring the sacrifices of our nation’s armed forces, you can click here to learn how to volunteer or to purchase a wreath for the Wreaths Across America event in December.

And if you’d like to learn more about working for a trucking company that has always listed patriotism as one of their core values, please click here.

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