This week we welcome the founder of Rucking 2 Remember, Keith Bridges. After serving in the Marines, including two tours in Iraq, Keith set out to preserve the memories of the over seven thousand men and woman who gave their lives during the Global War on Terrorism. Through rucking, his organization spreads awareness and provides scholarships in the names of fallen service members. Rucking 2 Remember is a community whose mission is to give back to the families that made the ultimate sacrifice, while helping fund the education of the next generation of Americans. On October 26th, Keith will be setting off to ruck 365 miles, one mile for each of the service members remembered during 2020, concluding at Arlington National Cemetery. Go to rucking2remember.org for updates or to donate to this amazing organization.
This week we welcome Joe Kramer, founder of Ruck On. Joe is promoting fitness and leadership through rucking. We discuss how rucking can be an important part of your fitness regiment, and be a fun communal way to get off the couch. Ruck On also is giving back to the veteran community through the Green Beret Foundation and Rucking 2 Remember. Whether you’re looking to enter the military, you’re a super busy person, or perhaps a veteran who just can’t help reliving the glory days – rucking might be your answer to staying in shape.
This week we welcome Tim K, founder of The Veterans Project. Tim is a professional photographer and storyteller, who is capturing the legacies of the American warfighter. The Veterans Project chronicles the unique individual experiences of military members dating back to World War II. Through pictures and interviews, Tim provides the civilian world a window into the lives of American veterans. Tim also discusses his new partnership with HeartSupport.com, and their mission of providing an online community to help with life’s toughest challenges. Whether addiction, depression, suicide ideation, or anxiety, HeartSupport.com provides real time support when it is most needed.