Carry The Load makes pit stop on Fort Hood during Memorial Day tour

Posted on Donna Kee

Hundreds of riders throughout the country are bringing attention to the nation’s fallen veterans and first responders ahead of Memorial Day.

KILLEEN, Texas — Carry The Load, a non-profit organization dedicated to connecting Americans to the nation’s military, veterans and first responders, rode into Central Texas Thursday with a stop at Fort Hood. People across the country are riding to raise awareness for the group going into Memorial Day.

“It seems like all I’ve done is ride mountains, and the people I carry on my back have allowed me to get to the top,” rider Tom Wendling said.

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