December 18, 2023

CRST Supports Wreaths Across America to Pay Tribute to Fallen U.S. Military

Honoring our U.S. military and their families is important all year round, but during the holidays, there is a special significance to remembering their incredible service and sacrifice.   

CRST is proud to sponsor and partner with Wreaths Across America (WAA), an organization that places more than three million wreaths on the headstones of fallen U.S. military members in more than 4,225 locations across the country each year. This simple yet meaningful symbol is a part of WAA’s mission to remember the fallen, honor their service, and teach the value of freedom to the next generation. 

Jim Nalin delivering wreaths to Bushnell National Cemetery.

In addition to corporate sponsorship of WAA, six CRST drivers are currently supporting wreath placements for the organization this year:

  • Reggie Leary 
  • Jim Nalin 
  • Joseph Clingingsmith 
  • Edgar Ayer
  • Zeth Paco 
  • Nicholas Paco
Zeth Paco and Nicholas Paco picking up wreaths in Maine.

About Wreaths Across America

Formed in 2007, Wreaths Across America supports year-long programs of thanks and remembrance for veterans and their families. Through learning tools, interactive media projects, and opportunities for youth participation, it also teaches younger generations about the value of freedom and the importance of honoring those who sacrificed their lives for it. Watch our video about the program

About CRST’s Veterans Programs
CRST honors and supports veterans by offering comprehensive packages tailored to their unique needs and experiences in the industry. We’re proud to provide numerous opportunities and benefits to veterans transitioning into the transportation field. 

To learn more about CRST’s community support and opportunities for veterans, please visit our website at



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