FNG Story – Rick Behymer

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Name: Rick Behymer E-Mail: [email protected] City: West Plains State: Missouri FNG Story: I was an FNG on the Central Route, 2010 Run For The Wall. When I joined the Run in Wentzville Mo. I had no idea what an incredible experience being on The Run For The Wall would turn out to be for me. I’ve tried to explain to … Read More

FNG Story – Wayne Karlik

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Name: Wayne Karlik E-Mail: [email protected] Phone: 307-587-4486 City: Cody State: Wyoming FNG Story: A good friend of mine told me of this ride last year on Memorial Day while we were camping, and I thought it would be a ride we could do. After checking out the website, I called Rod and said “WE have to do this ride”! So, … Read More

David E. Sholly

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Name: David E. Sholly E-Mail: [email protected] Phone: 303-847-6398 City: Aurora State: Colorado FNG Story: I was given a RUN FOR THE WALL pin by a co-worker five years ago. He told me his story, of his ride and what it had meant to him. I am a 100% P&T disabled veteran, in remission from lung cancer for two and one … Read More

FNG Story – Tim Gray

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Name: Tim Gray E-Mail: [email protected] Your Phone: 915-309-5599 City: El Paso State: Texas FNG Story: I heard about this ride for many years and this was my first chance to take part in it. I knew the guys from the Hydration team and without them I would not have been able to make the run. Thanks to Gary Burd and … Read More

Mario J. Puccio

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Name: Tsgt Mario J. Puccio E-Mail: [email protected] Phone: 740-517-1433 City: Vincent State: Ohio FNG Story: I am one of the sore butt guys that rode a sport bike in from Hurricane WV this year. Why did I put myself through the punishment of riding such an uncomfortable bike? I am a 15 year veteran of the US Air Force and … Read More

FNG Story – Tommy “Ogre” Holdtich

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Name: Tommy “Ogre” Holdtich E-Mail: [email protected] Phone: 205-826-6651 City: Tuscaloosa State: Alabama FNG Story: The culmination of a months long wait. I would finally take part in the RFTW. True, I would only be riding for one day but I would be on “the mission.” Monday, my “navigator” and I mounted up on Veronica to ride down to Meridian to … Read More

FNG Story – Michael “Dadbo” Owen

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Name: Michael “Dadbo” Owen, MSgt USAF ret. E-Mail: [email protected] Phone: 805-737-9357 City: Lompoc State: California FNG Story: We have but one short life to live on this earth and many opportunities to live for God and country. But it seems that out of many conflicting perceptions we seldom make good on these moments. I stand here before the Lord, my … Read More

FNG Story – Greg Quintana

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Name: Greg Quintana E-Mail: [email protected] Phone: 505-688-4422 City: Rio Rancho State: New Mexico FNG Story: It is 2010 and we are ready to hit the road again. To start my story off I would like to thank all of you who participate and organize this wonderful event yearly. There is a lot that goes into this event and up until … Read More

FNG Story – Farrell D. Maichel

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Name: Farrell D. Maichel E-Mail: [email protected] Phone: 785-456-3901 City: St. George State: Kansas FNG Story: The little bike that will soon make its fourth run is up in the shed. Next week I’ll get her out and start getting ready for the 2010 run. I signed up again this a.m. and read through some of the e-mails. Some of the … Read More

FNG Story – Rich Martin

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Name: Rich Martin E-Mail: [email protected] Phone: 408-489-7156 City: San Jose State: California FNG Story: As I sit here and write this story, I keep thinking of the people I met along the way and those that I was going to try and and visit at the wall. People like Karoni and Cowboy and CJ. All the Road Guards and Advance … Read More