Couple Ruck Marches Through Otsego County On 300 Mile Trek For Veterans
Sometimes you are driving along and seeing people doing something and wonder, "what is going on here" and that is a question that popped up in minds of many (no doubt) driving along US Highway 20 in East Springfield this past Sunday morning, August 15. A couple was seen walking by passersby carrying heavy backpacks, a K.I.A. flag, and an American flag. What's that about?
It's actually quite an endeavor set forth by this pair: Sean Patrick and Linda Transki. According to the Otsego County Sheriff's Office, the two were in Otsego County on a ruck march", loaded up with their necessities and the two flags with a goal of walking 300 miles, while raising awareness and funds for military veterans, veterans' families, and veteran organizations as part of K.I.A. Memorial Road March, a non-profit fundraiser.
Their journey began at the New York State Veterans Hall of Fame in Albany and it will end in Buffalo, NY with the goal of raising $50,000 and honoring the fallen.
To find out more about the K.I.A. Memorial Road March visit www.kiamemorialmarch.com.
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