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VA encourages volunteers to “Carry The Load” for an American hero during trek across country

Posted on Donna Kee

WASHINGTON— Beginning April 28, volunteers organized by Carry The Load, in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs’ National Cemetery Administration will visit 50 national cemeteries during a 20,000-mile march along five separate routes covering 48 states — converging on Memorial Day weekend for final rally in Dallas, Texas.

“Throughout this 32-day Memorial May campaign, marchers frequently carry signs, banners and flags honoring a fallen servicemember, Veteran or first responder,” said VA Under Secretary for Memorial Affairs Matt Quinn. Read more HERE.