The Virginia Pilot reports “Chesapeake veteran, business owner establishes nonprofit to help other veterans and their families”

SUFFOLK — For years, Mike Ihrig has been one of many volunteers who place 13,000 live evergreen wreaths on the graves of veterans during the holidays at the Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery.

As acting vice president of the Horton Wreath Society, Ihrig learned that only 10% of the roughly 1,500 veterans interred each year at the Suffolk cemetery receive their full funeral military honors. Ihrig, CEO of Chesapeake-based MI Technical Solutions, plans to change that. Read More