Monthly Archives: December 2018

Arlington National Cemetery;  photo cred Emily Wilson

Wreath Laying in Arlington National Cemetery – 2018

In 1992, the Worcester Wreath Company experienced a surplus of holiday wreaths and, as a humble gesture of thanks to departed service members, decided to lay them in the oldest parts of Arlington National Cemetery. The wreath laying tradition continued subtly, until 2005, when a photo of wreaths on the snow-covered grounds of Arlington National... Read More

Rick Burgard, while serving  in the US Air Force.

December 2018 Veteran Spotlight: Richard Burgard

While we celebrate the joys of the holiday season this month, VMSI also honors Richard Burgard for our December VetSpot! Name: Richard Burgard Rank: Captain Branch: United States Air Force Years of Service: 15.5 years With both parents having served in the US Navy during WWII as well as his brother retiring from the US... Read More


Contract Awarded To Support The National Park Service

VMSI is excited to announce that we were recently awarded a contract with the National Park Service (NPS), Denver Service Center to provide contract support services. The NPS Denver Service Center provides project management, contracting and planning services for large design and construction projects located at NPS sites nationwide. Under this contract, the VMSI team... Read More


VMSI Receives HIRE Vets Platinum Medallion

VMSI is proud to announce that we are honored to become a Platinum Medallion Award recipient with the HIRE Vets program, a new initiative being championed by the Department of Labor. The Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2017 (HIRE Vets Act), established a program to recognize employers who hire... Read More