Southern Route – Day 12 – Rolling Thunder and Vietnam Veteran Memorial

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The day dawned early for participants in Rolling Thunder. Staging began 5:45 am in the underground parking garage. SR road guards were responsible for escorting RT participants to the Pentagon parking lot this year. The responsibilities rotate every year. After a quick ride over to the Pentagon, it’s a long wait for the ride to begin. The first rider rolls … Read More

Southern Route – Day 11 – Mission Accomplished – Washington D.C.

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Today began early with staging in the Holiday Inn underground parking lot for the ride into Arlington National Cemetery (ANC). Run for the Wall is the only organization that is allowed to ride motorcycles into ANC. We are given permission for 400 motorcycles to ride in. All bikes must enter together and exit together. The FNG’s are given first priority … Read More

Southern Route – Day 6 – Monroe, LA to Meridian, MS

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As usual, the day began with the morning rider’s meeting. After the prayer, pledge and anthem, Bugs gave out the thank you plaques to the community supporters. Sam’s Club employees took up a collection and donated $2,239.24. An amazingly wonderful gesture. Thank you Radar for posing with the check. You’re a good sport and an excellent route coordinator assistant. Thank … Read More

Southern Route – Day 4 – Odessa Tx to Grand Prairie, TX

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Today was a picture perfect day to ride, azure blue skies, white fluffy clouds, shirt sleeve temperatures and wild flowers galore🌸🌺🌼🌻! The day began at the Odessa, TX American Legion Post 430 with a delicious breakfast of eggs, sausage, bacon, biscuits and gravy. Yum – Yum! MIA daughter “Hoops” introduced KIA son that she met on the internet. In the … Read More