Luke's Wings Heroes Walk to Fly

Luke's Wings Heroes Walk to Fly

Date: 9/7/2014
Time: 10:00 AM TO 3:05 AM

9101 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20814


Event Description: Please join us for the 1st Annual Heroes Walk to Fly - a 1.5-mile family friendly scenic community walk passing Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, through downtown Bethesda, followed by a Community Block Party, featuring food, games and activities. The event will begin at 10:00 a.m. at Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart and end at our finish line and Bethesda Community Block Party at Euro Motorcars Bethesda. We are thrilled to be honoring Staff Sergeant Marcus Burleson (USMC, Ret.) Since Staff Sergeant Burleson's injury in 2011, which resulted in amputation of his right arm, complete paralysis of his left arm and so much more, he has dedicated much of his time to research and outreach to veterans suffering from PTSD. We are honored Staff Sergeant Burleson will be joining us on September 7th for this exciting inaugural event. The Heroes Walk to Fly will benefit Luke's Wings, a non-profit dedicated to providing families with the means to visit during a Wounded Warrior’s hospitalization and rehabilitation.
Start: Stoneridge of the Sacred Heart 9101 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD Across the street from Medical Center Metro Stop Finish and Family BBQ: Euro Motorcars Bethesda 7020 Arlington Road, Bethesda, MD

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“SAIC is honored to be a part of this event and proud to walk side by side with our wounded warriors. We are passionate and dedicated to supporting our military, veterans, and their families, and believe in continuing to help give back to our wounded warriors,” said Jennifer Smith, SAIC senior vice president of Corporate Development. “Sponsoring this Luke’s Wings event is a perfect fit for our mission. I am personally excited about walking so others can fly.”
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