“Tribute to the Fallen and their Families” Plaque dedicated at Fort McPherson Cemetery

By Madison Clark | Posted: Wed 2:54 PM, May 22, 2019  |  Updated: Wed 11:43 PM, May 22, 2019 NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) – Veterans were honored in advance to Memorial Day at Fort McPherson National Cemetery Wednesday afternoon. A new plaque was revealed that honors the fallen and their families. The Department of Veteran Affairs and the National Cemetery … Continue reading “Tribute to the Fallen and their Families” Plaque dedicated at Fort McPherson Cemetery

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‘Carry The Load’ veterans aim to restore ‘true’ meaning of Memorial Day through relay

by: Todd Bailey Posted: May 22, 2019 / 09:56 AM CDT /  Updated: May 22, 2019 / 06:50 PM CDT AUSTIN (KXAN) — Two Navy SEAL veterans are on a mission to restore what they believe is the “true” meaning of Memorial Day. They started an organization called “Carry The Load” to honor active-duty military, veterans and first responders in the … Continue reading ‘Carry The Load’ veterans aim to restore ‘true’ meaning of Memorial Day through relay

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2 Buckhorn High students highlight non-profit in honor of Memorial Day

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By WAFF 48 Digital Staff | May 23, 2019 at 10:09 AM CDT – Updated May 23 at 10:09 AM   HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) – This Memorial Day, two students from Buckhorn High School are planning to do something meaningful. They’re headed to Texas to participate in a two-day event that pays respect to our fallen heroes. … Continue reading 2 Buckhorn High students highlight non-profit in honor of Memorial Day

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Hundreds Gather at Zilker Park to Honor Fallen Heroes

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By Spectrum News Staff PUBLISHED 8:17 AM CT May. 23, 2019 AUSTIN, Texas — A month-long journey from Seattle, Washington to Texas is quite a road trip. Group reflected on fallen heroes People took 2-mile walk Events organized around Memorial Day   But for Smitty Searles and his fellow volunteers, it’s one taken in stride. “We … Continue reading Hundreds Gather at Zilker Park to Honor Fallen Heroes

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Carrying the Load of Military and Veterans on Memorial Day

People make sacrifices to ensure freedom. Ron Russell is leading the effort to remember them. Chris Davis May. 23, 2019 WESTFIELD, Ind.–You’ll have a chance to show your support for people who have been in the military and have made sacrifices Monday in Westfield. At 5 a.m. in Quaker Park, Ron Russell will put on … Continue reading Carrying the Load of Military and Veterans on Memorial Day

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Rick Rowe’s Carry The Load Recap

Rick Rowe was at the Carry The Load event Wednesday and saw an amazing turnout. This morning, he recaps what he saw and experienced live at the Eagle statue on Clyde Fant Parkway.

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After emotional tribute in Shreveport, Carry the Load moves to Texarkana on Thursday

May 23, 2019 SHREVEPORT, La. – Men, women and children spent their Wednesday afternoon paying tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Carry the Load, a cross country moving memorial for our men and women who died for our country, made its way through Shreveport this week with hundreds walking in … Continue reading After emotional tribute in Shreveport, Carry the Load moves to Texarkana on Thursday

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Carry the Load relay team stops in ArkLaTex

“It’s the emotional weight I carry. For some of us, Memorial Day is every day” By Melissa Kakareka May 22, 2019 at 11:24 PM CDT  SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) – Just days before Memorial Day weekend, members of a national nonprofit stopped in Shreveport to remind people of the holiday’s true meaning Members of Carry the Load’s East … Continue reading Carry the Load relay team stops in ArkLaTex

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Carry the Load campaign passes through Lincoln

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LINCOLN, Neb. 3,900 miles over 32 days, that’s how far a group honoring fallen first responders and veterans is carrying an American flag. The Carry the Load campaign started its journey in Minneapolis and will end with a rally in Dallas on Memorial Day. Wednesday, the flag and the group passed through Lincoln. A group of … Continue reading Carry the Load campaign passes through Lincoln

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Two non-profit organizations are assuring veterans and first responders are remembered

By Kion Hudson  | Posted: Thu 10:39 PM, May 23, 2019 TOPEKA (WIBW)— Two non-profit organizations are working to ensure the sacrifices of veterans and first responders will not go unrecognized this Memorial Day. The Kansas chapter of Sheep Dog Impact Assistance teamed up with Carry the Load for this years Midwest Relay. Carry the Load will travel across … Continue reading Two non-profit organizations are assuring veterans and first responders are remembered

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