COMING to Big Bear Lake
LEFT: Dan and Kara Hike the Appalachian Trail: 3/22 Pig Pen Returns
Dan and Kara Hike the Appalachian Trail (man standing to right is Sean Gobin, co-founder of the Warrior
RIGHT: Warrior Hikers stop in Franklin for 5th year - The Macon County
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Post # 584
afternoon, April 28th,
the Warrior Hikers will be arriving at the American Legion, Post #584
in Big Bear Lake. The public, fellow
hikers, friends and families are invited to welcome the ‘true courageous group’,
who’ve put a lot of miles on their boots!
American Legion Post #291 will host a barbeque lunch (from 12:00 Noon-6:00 P.M.) in honor
of the Warrior Hikers. The Culinary Cowboys from Newport Beach and Scott Fitzpatrick of the Fabulous
Nomads will be the afternoon’s entertainment.
Since 2001, over 2.5 million Veterans have returned home from the wars in
Iraq and Afghanistan, but many of them have never transitioned from their
experiences. The Department of Veteran Affairs estimates that more than
20% of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
In 2012, after returning home from combat deployments to Iraq and
Afghanistan, U.S. Marine Corps Veteran
Sean Gobin hiked all 2,185 miles of the Appalachian Trail. Recognizing the
therapeutic effects of long distance hiking, Sean founded Warrior
Veterans participating in the
2018 PCT trail hike served in active duty in the Navy, Army and Marine Corps
and were deployed to Kuwait,
Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria.
All Veterans and
interested community members are encouraged to stop by The American Legion Post #584, of
Big Bear Lake is located at 41606 Big Bear Boulevard,
or visit American Legion https://www.legion.org
Learn more about
how to support the Warrior Expeditions at: https://warriorexpeditions.org
By E T RUSSELL