Tag: American

August 22/23, 2009

At the end of the cross-country remembrance run, Run for the Fallen, in 2008 there was a call for individuals and communities alike to run/walk one mile in honor of a fallen service member. No one truly knew how our request would be answered. Emails were sent back and forth, a laundry list of participants…


Nov. 8, 2008: Soldier Ride, TN

Keep America’s Heroes Rolling Saturday, November 8 at 9:30 am at Edwin Warner Park, Nashville Support our nation’s injured soldiers as they bring the “Soldier Ride” to Little Rock, Memphis and Nashville. In Nashville they will be biking a 25 mile Franklin Police-escorted route starting at the Vaughn Road entrance to Edwin Warner Park. They…


Run for the Fallen 2009

Run for the Fallen announces event for 2009. During the weekend of August 22/23, 2009, Run for the Fallen encourages anyone, wherever they are, to go out and run/walk one mile for a fallen service member killed in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. Similar to our Final Day event in 2008, we will…


Soldier Story: Lucas A. Frantz

Each day, we will randomly highlight one service member’s life, and include links and stories. We choose to never forget, and this is our way, before the run, to remember our fallen service members. From futons to recliners, Lucas A. Frantz somehow seemed to break several pieces of furniture just by sitting in them. While…


Soldier Story: Jesse M. Lhotka

Each day, we will randomly highlight one service member’s life, and include links and stories. We choose to never forget, and this is our way, before the run, to remember our fallen service members. When Jesse Lhotka showed up for a blind date holding a single white rose, his future wife thought he was too…