COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) – Memorial Day is next week and one non-profit is working now to remember fallen heroes across the nation.
April 25 Carry the Load West Coast relay team set out on their journey from Seattle, Washington to Dallas.
The message behind the 4,600 mile route is to honor and celebrate those who have made sacrifices for our country.
Monday afternoon the team arrived in College Station at the George Bush Library. Local veterans and first responders joined the team on a 4.5 mile walk to the Marshall’s in Bryan.
One of those veterans was TJ Robie, a retired Navy Navy Submarine veteran, who was happy to show the true meaning of Memorial Day.