Navy 83 Riders Rest at the VFW

Heather Allen, Quartermaster, VFW Post 3596 - 8/30/2023

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VFW Post 3596 had the pleasure of hosting the Naval Academy 1983 Alumni on their Ride Across America this morning. They start everyday with 22 push-ups in honor of the 22 veterans who complete suicide each day. Then they ride their bicycles to their next stop on the journey with a few rest stops along the way.

Todays journey started in Thompson Falls and ended in Missoula with a rest stop in Plains and another in Arlee. Their journey started on August 23rd in Whidbey Island, WA and will be complete 44 days later on October 5th in Annapolis, MD. 

To learn more about their journey or to donate to one of the many causes they are raising money for, visit