Carry The Load on KMOX’s St. Louis Talks

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Carry The Load’s Jeremiah Kincaid was featured on the radio show St. Louis Talks. He was able to discuss the purpose of Carry the Load and how it promotes the true meaning of Memorial Day. He also shares how to get involved and the activities that will happen in St. Louis.

Listen to the full story HERE starting at 21:18.

Carry the Load event on May 24 in Austin to celebrate true meaning of Memorial Day

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AUSTIN, Texas — This Memorial Day, join us as we support “Carry the Load” and remember the true meaning of Memorial Day.

Carry the Load started as a grassroots effort by two veteran Navy SEALS as a way to honor fallen members of the military and to remember the true meaning of Memorial Day.

You can join the movement at 10:15 a.m. on May 24 at Republic Square Park as we gather for a one-day family-friendly event honoring those heroes.

Read and watch the full story HERE.

Texas group treks across U.S., stops in Columbus to celebrate Memorial Day

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — One group on a cross-country mission is encouraging Americans to remember the true meaning of Memorial Day.

“We need to make sure we’re respecting their memory and keeping their name alive, really,” Jeremiah Kincaid, a volunteer with Carry The Load, said.

While many Americans spend Memorial Day weekend at pool parties or cooking out with family and friends, it’s for that shared purpose that these volunteers walk.

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Carry the Load Walk and Rally swings through Jacksonville for the first time today

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Jacksonville — The Carry the Load Walk and Rally will walk through Jacksonville for the first time in the event’s history today. Founded by Veteran U.S. Navy SEALs, Clint Bruce and Stephen Holley, Carry The Load began as a way to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day. Today, it includes community members as well as its military heroes that participate year-round. The non -profit organization is rooted in raising awareness for the true meaning of Memorial Day.

Darrius Smith, a Marine Corps veteran who served as a supply specialist in Okinawa, Japan, describes the event as a perfect opportunity for the community to honor Memorial Day and America’s fallen heroes.

“This month for military May we not only want to recognize our fallen comrades who gave the ultimate sacrifice to protect our freedoms, we wanted to share in this tradition as well,” said the Jacksonville native. “This national campaign spreads awareness about Carry the Load and honors those who have gone before us. In Jacksonville, we prepare the location for the Relay bus to come in and showcase what they have to offer.”

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Stephen Holley on American Warrior Radio

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Stephen Holley, Co-founder of Carry The Load, was featured on American Warrior Radio. Throughout the 42 minute episode, Holley talks about the beginnings of the organization, the load people are carrying and how Americans can rebuild the true meaning of Memorial Day.

Listen to the full story HERE.

The Carry The Load Relay Team Is Coming To Kansas

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The Carry The Load relay team travels across the country during the month of May to provide an active way to connect Americans to the sacrifices of our military, veterans, first responders and their families. This year people can participate in-person or virtually. Come out to cheer on the relay team or join us by walking a leg or two. Every shout, clap and stride helps us honor and remember our nation’s heroes.

Read and watch the full story HERE.

Cyclists carry the load by visiting 48 states in honor of fallen military, police and firefighters

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TUCSON (KVOA) – With Memorial Day less than two weeks away, many may be planning a cook out or trip out of town.

But there is one group that is once again on a mission to remind us about the true meaning of the weekend.

The bike and walking relay non-profit group “Carry The Load” were in Catalina in Monday morning, just in from Coolidge, for their annual trip honoring members of the military, police and firefighters who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our communities and the country.

Read and watch the full story HERE.

Dayton police ‘Carry the Load’ to honor fallen detective Jorge DelRio

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Members of the Dayton Police Department will ride a leg in the Carry the Load Memorial Relay dedicated to detective Jorge DelRio, who died more than two years ago in the line of duty.

The 12.3-mile part of the bicycle ride honoring DelRio begins at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Wright State University Police headquarters, 118 Campus Services Building, main campus. It ends at the Dayton National Cemetery, 4400 W. Third St. in Dayton, according to a release from the Dayton Police Department.

Listen to the full story HERE.

Relay to honor nation’s heroes passes through Cleveland, Northeast Ohio

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CLEVELAND — CLEVELAND — A few dozen people walked through Northeast Ohio on Monday, despite the rain, to show support for our nation’s heroes and never forget those who gave their lives for our country.

“The purpose of ‘Carry The Load’ is keeping the true meaning of Memorial Day in our minds,” says Marine Corp Veteran Rick Peacor. “It’s not about barbecues or family get togethers, it’s actually about paying homage, honor to those that fought for our country, military and first responders.”

Read and watch the full story HERE.

Carry the Load relay returning to Keokuk

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KEOKUK, IA – Carry The Load, a non-profit that provides active ways to connect Americans to the sacrifices of our nation’s military, veterans, first responders and their families, kicks off its 10th Annual National Relay today to raise awareness for the true meaning of Memorial Day. The 32-day, 20,000-mile National Relay includes five routes crossing 48 states and 100 rallies before culminating at the Dallas Memorial March on Memorial Day weekend.

“For anyone who has lost someone in service to our country, they will tell you that participating in Carry The Load has made a lasting impact on their life,” says Stephen Holley, co-founder, president and CEO of Carry The Load. “There is nothing like the human touch. Being in that environment, walking side-by-side one another, and sharing stories demonstrates beyond words that people do care.”

Read the full story HERE.