Saturday, December 2, 2023– AGHMVC Honor Guard will march in the annual Chesapeake Rotary Christmas Parade, 6pm-8pm
Saturday, November 18, 2023 – Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Chesapeake, Virginia
The Suffolk News Herald – Memorial Honor Guard Presents at Annual Anatomical Ceremony for Veterans Who Served Twice
Channel 13 – Memorial Honor Guard Presents the Colors Honoring Veterans Who Served Twice
Channel 3 – Memorial Honor Guard Presents the Colors at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery
The Suffolk News Herald MITS-GIVES Memorial Honor Guard at Suffolk Sheriff’s Senior Expo
Virginia Department of Veterans Services (DVS) Fall 2023 eNews, Volume 1 Newly Established Memorial Honor Guard at Suffolk’s Horton Memorial Cemetery Seeks Volunteers
13 News Now Chesapeake nonprofit making sure fallen veterans get their due honors
MSEP Military Spouse of the Month: Angela, Virginia Department of Veteran Services (V3) and MSEP Employer provide an onsite honor guard team at Horton Cemetery in Suffolk, VA
13 news Now Campaign underway to create honor guard corps at Horton Veterans Cemetery
The MITS-GIVES, Inc. Honor Guard featured in the 66th Annual Commonwealth’s Memorial Day Ceremony in Richmond, Virginia.
MITS-GIVES participated in Annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk, Virginia.
Suffolk News Herald on Cemetery breaks ground for new Honor Corps Building
WAVY on new Memorial honor Guard Corps Building Ceremony
Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Memorial Honor Guard Corps Building
NEWS on the memorial honor huard corps at the albert G. horton, jr. memorial VETERANS’ cemetery
Since 2004, the Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery has honored more than 16,000 veterans and their family members. Every year approximately 600 more veterans are laid in their final resting place. Now, with the creation of the new Honor Guard Corps, it will be possible to offer full honors with a rifle volley for all those who ask. Our goal is to honor, remember, and recognize all those who have served. Read more.
MITS-GIVES, Inc. Joins Annual Horton Wreath Society for the Laying of the Wreaths
MITS employees joined the Horton Wreath Society to lay wreaths at the Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk, Virginia on Saturday, December 17, 2022. Continuing a long tradition, MITS-GIVES, Inc. supports the Horton Wreath Society to honor, recognize, and educate the community on the lifetime of commitment, service, and courage of veterans to preserve the freedoms of our country.
While at the Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Cemetery, MITS-GIVES, Inc. was able to seek volunteers to serve in new Honor Guard that will provide full military honors to veterans and their families who request them. The Honor Guard will be ready for service by Memorial Day 2023. Learn more.
Virginia Department of Veterans Services Mentions MITS-GIVES, Inc.
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
Suffolk News-Herald reports “MITS-GIVES, Inc. Announces Creation of Honor Guard Corps at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery”
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. Announces Creation of Honor Guard Corps at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial VETERANS Cemetery in Suffolk, Virginia
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.
MITS-GIVES Joins Walk to End Alzheimer’s
Thank you to everyone for participating in and supporting the Walk to End Alzheimer’s this year. We had 21 MITS walkers all over Virginia, Utah, and Florida. The MITS-Fish even appeared in Chesapeake.
We raised approximately $2,800 through the walk. Thank you to everyone for their generosity and time!