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
Today, U.S. Secretary of Labor Martin J. Walsh recognized MI Technical Solutions as one of the 835 recipients of the 2022 HIRE Vets Medallion Award for demonstrating unparalleled commitment to recruiting, hiring, and retaining veterans. We are pleased and honored to receive the Platinum Medallion. To learn more about the award, www.HireVets.gov
A non-profit that helps provide wreaths for the headstones at the Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery is now leading the effort to provide all veterans with full military honors at their services. Read More
MITS-GIVES, INC., a new charity to support veterans, their families, and the community in Hampton Roads, founded by MI Technical Solutions, Inc., has announced its first project to support the creation of the Honor Guard Corps and build a support facility at the Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk, Virginia.