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Tribute to Fallen Soldiers – UPDATE

August 3, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - August 4, 2016 @ 9:00 am

Tribute to Fallen Soldiers NW (http://tributetofallensoldiers.com) will be putting on a tribute ride event to escort the Fallen Soldiers Memorial Flame from Eugene, Oregon to Arlington National Cemetery.
“This is a ( 14 day – 2,500 mile ) cross country tribute ride to escort the ‘Fallen Soldiers Memorial Flame’ from Eugene, Oregon to Arlington National Cemetery in Washington DC. As they travel along the ride route they stop to honor and pay tribute to fallen soldiers and provide each family they visit with a ‘Memorial Plaque of Distinguished Service’ and a ‘Memorial Portrait’ in memory of their fallen hero. They do these fallen soldier home visits to remind our Gold Star families that their fallen soldier won’t be forgotten.”
They will be staying overnight on Wednesday Aug 3rd at the American Legion Post 355, 7610 S Meridian St, here in Indianapolis. We will be putting together a ride to meet this group at the Indiana state line on Interstate 74 and lead them to the post.
Based on their schedule, they anticipate arriving to the Indiana state line ( Via I-74 ) at approximately 6:00 pm. This approximation is based upon them still being on schedule. They have a scheduled 30 minute fuel / rest stop in Crawfordsville, Indiana at 6:30 PM.
This will put them arriving at Post 355 around 7:30pm on Wednesday Aug 3rd .
Upon their arrival they will disconnect the ‘Fallen Soldiers Memorial Flame’ and set it in front of the post. The Memorial Flame burns continuously for the entire 14 days and should be guarded during the overnight hours. We will be providing volunteers to guard the Memorial Flame during the overnight hours. This will be viewed as an honor because of what the memorial flame represents.
Their tentative ride schedule for Thursday August 4th they will depart the post. 9:00 AM – Depart American Legion Post for Fallen Soldier Home Visit.
9:30 AM – Arrive Fallen Soldier Home Visit
Address: Indianapolis, IN.
DOB: 03/29/1975 – DOD: 06/17/2011
10:30 AM – Depart Fallen Soldier Home Visit for 2nd Visit ( 27 Miles / 45 Mins. )
11:15 AM – Arrive Fallen Soldier Home Visit
Address: Indianapolis, IN.
DOB: 08/23/1983 – DOD: 07/31/2007
12:15 PM – Depart Indianapolis for Batesville, IN via I-74 – ( 74 Miles / 90 Mins. )
1:45 PM – Arrive in Batesville, IN for Rest / Fuel / Lunch stop
2:45 PM – Depart Batesville, IN for Cincinnati, OH. – ( 47 Miles / 60 Mins. )

For more information call Bob Atnip – Post 355 Riders Director- 765-346-8866
Or Mike Delaney Post Commander – 317-372-8791


August 3, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
August 4, 2016 @ 9:00 am


Bob Atnip


*American Legion Post 355
7610 S Meridian St
Indianapolis, IN 46217
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(317) 865-7610