Today registration begins for the 34th annual Run For the Wall in 2024. In support of the upcoming mission, the store has added new 2024 merchandise that is now available. This includes the 2024 Wall 2 Wall, All The Way and Participant bar patches, pin, wristband and a new safety yellow men’s shirt. The shirt is offered as a performance, moisture wicking shirt that is in the same material used for the gray shirt which is also offered in the store. New items will continue to be added in the coming months so keep checking back!
Also, we’re making available the FNG patch, ahead of the Run. The pin that is issued at registration for FNGs will still be issued but we’re giving FNGs the opportunity to purchase the patch in addition to the pin if they chose to do so. The FNG lettering commemorates the 80th anniversary of D-Day in 2024. Protocol for the use of this patch, if sewn onto a vest, jacket or other prior to the Run, is that it is in the upright position until a FNG completes the Run. At the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C., anyone in leadership can and will turn your pin upside down at which time the patch can be sewn upside down.
Finally, as a reminder, the store is operating on a limited shipping schedule until September 24th. All shirts and hats will continue to ship normally. Anything else will be delayed until the week of September 24th at which time normal operating procedures will be in place.
As always, any questions, comments and feedback are welcome. Let’s make 2024 the best Run of them all! Is it May yet?
Alan “Xbox” Steiner
Director of Merchandise
RFTW Board of Directors