Tour of Duty Ride Official Kickoff
From San Diego to New York
- Saturday, August 11th, 2012
- 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
- Flight Deck of the USS Midway Museum
- The bike ride will conclude on September 11th, at the USS Intrepid Museum in New York.
Representatives from the Australian and American military, fire and police services will team together to cycle in stages from San Diego to New York, finishing at the World Trade Center site to commemorate 9/11 and acknowledge the service of our military. This event aims to demonstrate the respect and admiration we hold for the military who are currently on active duty, and to the police, fire fighters and emergency service workers who serve our countries with diligence, care and selflessness. The Tour of Duty team will be the coming together of Australian and American military, police and fire fighting personnel.
The 20 stage cycle will consist of 24 participants made up of American and Australian Military, Police and Fire, the journey will begin in San Diego and finishing in New York:
Funds raised will support the Wounded Warrior project and the New York Police and Fire widows, and childrens fund - www.answerthecallblog.org
To learn more about Tour of Duty Ride, visit their website at: http://tourofdutyride.com/
You can also download a brochure on the ride by clicking here.