Non-profit organization Carry the Load works to remember fallen heroes

Posted on Donna Kee

FORT HOOD — Participants in the Carry the Load — a walk and cycle event that honors fallen military and law enforcement members — from the West Coast made a stop in Fort Hood on Thursday to witness the third annual Carry the Load Rally.

About a dozen participants rallied at the 1st Cavalry Division Horse Detachment training area for the color guard posting of the colors, the national anthem sung by country music artist Carl Hutchens, a Vietnam veteran from Galena Park; and a demonstration by the horse detachment.

Carry the Load is a nonprofit organization providing a way to honor the nation’s military, law enforcement, firefighters, rescue personnel and their families.

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