Carry The Load in San Angelo

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On Saturday, May 21, 2022, Carry the Load will be walking their way through San Angelo in honor of first responders and fallen military.

If you want to walk in “Carry the Load”, you can report to one of the 4 following locations in San Angelo 20-30 minutes before the times listed.

  • San Angelo Fire Station 6​​​​​​ @ 4386 North Chadbourne – 6:00 a.m. (3.53 miles)
  • San Angelo Fire Department 1 @ 106 West 1st Street – 8:00 a.m. (4.00 miles)
  • Hobby Lobby @ 2701 Southwest Boulevard – 10:00 a.m. (4.74 miles)
  • Foster Field @ 1600 University Avenue – 12:00 p.m. (43.5 miles)

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2022 SWLA Memorial Day Events

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — People honoring those who died in the line of service passed through Louisville on Thursday.

“It’s about thanking those who didn’t come home, it’s important to remember those people who did sacrifice their life and honor them,” Kincaid said. “They gave their life for us.”

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2022 SWLA Memorial Day Events

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Carry The Load was featured in an article of events going on in the Southwest Louisiana area.

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) – There are a number of events happening in Southwest Louisiana to commemorate Memorial Day and the sacrifices many of our U.S. military personnel have made to protect our freedoms.

You can find the full article HERE.

Carry the Load relay returning to Keokuk

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DALLAS – Carry The Load, a non-profit that provides active ways to connect Americans to the sacrifices of our nation’s military, veterans, first responders and their families, kicks off its 10th Annual National Relay today to raise awareness for the true meaning of Memorial Day. The 32-day, 20,000-mile National Relay includes five routes crossing 48 states and 100 rallies before culminating at the Dallas Memorial March on Memorial Day weekend.

The relay is scheduled to stop at the Keokuk-Hamilton Dam Museum at about 1 p.m. and then be at the Keokuk National Cemetery at about 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 22.

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Dayton Police Department honors fallen detective during ‘Carry the Load’ relay

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DAYTON — Dayton Police honored one of their own Wednesday after Det. Jorge Del Rio died in the line of duty in 2019.

On Wednesday, Dayton Police and Montgomery County Sheriff deputies joined a group called “Carry the Load” to honor Del Rio.

Maj. Brian Johns with Dayton Police said, “It means a lot in so many aspects. It’s about Jorge. It’s also all about the tombstones that you see here,”

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Carry the Load: Helping to remember military heroes

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OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — In honor of Military Appreciation Month and Memorial Day on May 30, 3 News Now is supporting the charity Carry the Load and Cody Bandars, a retired Navy SEAL from Omaha who is raising funds for the organization.

According to its website, Carry the Load was founded in Texas in 2011 when two veteran U.S, Navy SEALs started with “a mission to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day. Today, it has grown to include more than just our military heroes and more than just the one holiday. Carry The Load works to bring all Americans together to participate in honoring our nation’s heroes every day.”

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Carry The Load holds memorial relay to honor and remember Det. Jorge DelRio

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DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF) – Members of the Dayton Police Department are honored to ride a leg in the Carry the Load Memorial Relay (Midwest) which will be dedicated to Detective Jorge DelRio, who was was shot in the line of duty on Nov. 4, 2019, and died three days later.

The part of the bicycle ride honoring Detective DelRio began at 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 18, at Wright State University Police headquarters. It ended at the Dayton National Cemetery on West Third Street. They rode a distance of 12.3 miles on Wednesday. After the ride there was a short ceremony at the cemetery.

Read and watch the full story HERE.