Military heroes finishing up Long Road Home Project

Long Road Home Project cross-country routeBY THE SEATTLE LESBIAN

Five military heroes are set to complete their summer-long bike ride from Ocean Shores, Wash. to Washington D.C. to raise money and awareness for veterans in need of services in the long road to transitioning back to civilian life. This week, the veterans cycle through Virginia as they head toward their final destination — Washington D.C.

The 90-day bike ride, called the Long Road Home Project, started on July 15 in Ocean Shores, Wash. and has taken the veterans through 12 states, pedaling more than 4,200 miles. The veterans are raising money to fund their three-month journey and also plan to donate additional funds raised to Operation First Response, a non-profit that serves our Wounded Heroes with personal and financial needs. To date, they have raised more than $82,000.

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