Belvoir Federal Credit Union employees lay wreaths for soldiers at Quantico and Arlington
WOODBRIDGE, VA (December 16, 2015) — Belvoir Federal Credit Union employees planned a day of remembrance and dedication by laying wreaths on soldiers final resting place at the Quantico National Cemetery in Quantico, Virginia and Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia on Saturday, December 12, 2015.
The warmer weather drew larger crowds than year’s past in the annual Wreaths Across America event. Five Belvoir Federal employees where among the 70,000 volunteers who gave tribute at the Arlington National Cemetery where over 241,000 wreaths were placed at the graves of fallen soldiers.
Seven employees and family members laid wreaths at the Quantico National Cemetery where approximately 5,000 wreaths were laid on headstones by 300 members of the community during the nationwide wreath-laying ceremony.
“What a great way to honor those who served our country and sacrificed so much. It is moments like this that exemplify how proud I am to be a part of an amazing organization,” stated Sharon Leake, Belvoir Federal’s Installation Liaison and Membership Development Officer.
These wreath laying ceremonies were mirrored across the nation in nearly 1,100 cemeteries, totaling more than 900,000 wreaths being placed for fallen soldiers. The Belvoir Federal team was honored to represent and support those men and women who sacrificed so much to keep our liberties and freedom safe.
About Belvoir Federal Credit Union
Belvoir Federal is a member-owned, full-service financial institution that provides the foundation for the financial success of our Members. Belvoir Federal, a not-for-profit organization, has served the Fort Belvoir and U.S. Armed Forces community since 1946 and named 2014 and 2015 Best Places to Work in Virginia. For more information about Belvoir Federal, please visit www.BelvoirCreditUnion.org.