COMING to Big Bear Lake      



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American Leg LOGO.jpg  American Legion Post # 584



Saturday 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!    


The 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 (PTSD.  

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 Expeditions

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 


Learn more about how to support the Warrior Expeditions at: