Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Recognizes TCA Members for Hauling The Wall That Heals in 2019

03/01/2020

Companies recognized for their efforts during Sunday’s Board of Directors Meeting

Kissimmee, Florida:

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) recognized the efforts of Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) members who volunteered their time and equipment to haul The Wall That Heals in 2019. The presentation was made by VVMF’s Director of Outreach Tim Tetz at Truckload 2020: Orlando at the Gaylord Palms Resort during Sunday’s Board of Directors meeting.

“Today we recognize a five year partnership with the Truckload Carriers Association providing transportation needs for The Wall That Heals. Through the efforts of their members, The Wall traveled over 19,000 miles and was visited by more than 300,000 in 34 communities in 2019. In bringing our heroes and our veterans home, together we honor and remember all those who served and sacrificed in Vietnam,” said Tetz.

The following TCA-member companies were recognized:

  • Baylor Trucking, Inc. of Milan, Indiana
  • Christenson Transportation Inc. of Strafford, Missouri
  • Dart Transit Company of Eagan, Minnesota
  • Diamond Transportation System, Inc. of Racine, Wisconsin
  • Halvor Lines, Inc. of Superior, Wisconsin
  • Hirschbach Motor Lines, Inc. of Dubuque, Iowa
  • Hoekstra Transportation, LLC of Kankakee, Illinois
  • Jrayl Transport Inc. of Akron, Ohio
  • Quality Transport Company of Freeport, Illinois
  • Regency Transportation, Inc. of Franklin, Massachusetts
  • Sharp Transportation Inc. of Logan, Utah
  • Western Dairy Transport of Cabool, Missouri
  • Wilson Logistics of Springfield, Missouri

Since 2015, TCA and VVMF have partnered to bring The Wall That Heals to communities across America. The exhibit is hauled in a 53-foot trailer and includes a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial along and a mobile Education Center.

To view available routes, or to complete an interest form, visit www.vvmf.org.

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) is the nonprofit organization that built the Vietnam Veterans Memorial (The Wall) in Washington, D.C. in 1982. VVMF is dedicated to honoring and preserving the legacy of service in America and educating all generations about the impact of the Vietnam War and era through programs, ceremonies and education materials.

View photos and updates from Truckload 2020: Orlando by following the hashtag #2020TCA on social media networks.