For families who have lost military loved ones in death, Memorial Day matters. It’s a time of year when they feel that all the sacrifices — and all the loss — are appreciated by others outside their immediate families. See more HERE.
FORT WORTH, Texas — Step by step, veteran Curtis Kindred joined almost 100 others for Saturday’s Carry The Load march along the Trinity River, leading up to Memorial Day and its true meaning. “This weekend is about not barbecues and beers and all that,” Kindred said. “It’s about remembering the folks who volunteered to give us what we have today.” See more HERE.
FORT WORTH, Texas – North Texans turned out to honor war heroes with a rally and walk through Fort Worth. Saturday’s walk was part of a month-long nationwide relay that includes thousands of participants. See more HERE.
OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) – Oklahomans participated in Carry The Load on Saturday, walking as a reminder of what Memorial Day is all about. What started in 2011 as a mission to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day, the organization has grown to honoring our nation’s heroes 365 days a year. See more HERE.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Two Northwest Arkansas nonprofits will walk around Bella Vista Lake Saturday morning to honor those who died in the line of duty. The walk or ruck is two miles around Bella Vista Lake, starting from the Veterans Wall of Honor. See more HERE.
Memorial Day allows people to celebrate those who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving their country, and to reflect on all the work and sacrifices servicemen make every day. Carry The Load, in partnership with JPMorgan Chase, works daily to remind Americans of the importance of Memorial Day and those who serve our country, as well as provide resources for military, veteran and first-responder families. See more HERE.
AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) – Carrying the load for others- That’s the goal of those who participated in a fundraiser walk Friday in Amarillo. They’re raising money and awareness for first responders and military members who need it. See more HERE.
Members of the nonprofit organization Carry The Load were in Leavenworth this week as part of a 15,500-mile national relay to honor and remember fallen military and first responders. In this Q&A, Sergio Benitez, media coordinator for Carry The Load, talks about the organization. See more HERE.
WACO, Texas – Carry The Load marched it’s way through Waco Friday as way to honor veterans, first responders, and families of those who sacrifice their lives in the line of duty. Load carrier Amber Frandsen first attended a Carry The Load event in 2019, and was moved to be a part. See more HERE.