THANK YOU TEXAS – Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Northwest would like to thank all of our participating riders, volunteer staff and law enforcement and military partners for making our 1st Annual ( Texas ) Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Motorcycle Ride a wonderful success over Armed Forces weekend May 17th & 18th. In total, Tribute to Fallen Soldiers NW honored ( 16 ) fallen soldiers and their Gold Star families from the North Texas area of Dallas. For those interested in our 2nd Annual Texas tribute ride, the dates are set for May 16th & 17th, 2015. Make your plans now to ride and honor fallen soldiers from the State of Texas.
Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Mission Statement
We gather throughout the year on our motorcycles and ride to honor and pay tribute to America’s fallen soldiers. It’s our solemn promise to graciously meet with all of our Gold Star families and let them know their fallen heroes will never be forgotten.
FUTURE TRIBUTE RIDES ( 2014 ):
2nd Annual Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Memorial Torch Motorcycle Ride – A Memorial Run to Sturgis!
July 23rd – August 3rd, 2014
This is our ( 11 ) day 1,800 mile motorcycle ride through Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and South Dakota in which we’ll escort the ‘Fallen Soldiers Memorial Torch’ to honor and pay tribute to fallen soldiers along this scenic ride route.
This tribute ride begins in Eugene, Oregon on Wednesday July 23rd with our kickoff ‘Military Appreciation Night’ kickoff dinner at the Texas Roadhouse Restaurant in the Valley River Center shopping area. The kickoff dinner is hosted by active duty service men and women from all branches of the military and goes from 5 pm to 9:30 pm.
The ride begins Thursday July 24th ( Valley River Center – Eugene, OR. ) with the official lighting of the ‘Fallen Soldier Memorial Torch’ at 9:00 am. Riders will begin lining up at 7:30 am – the ride departs Eugene at 9:30 am.
On Day #1, the ride procession will travel north to Portland and then onto Fort Lewis Washington where the ride will spend its first night. On Day #1, the ride procession will make at least three ‘Fallen Soldier Home Visits’ in Oregon and Southern Washington.
The ‘Fallen Soldier Memorial Torch’ will end its journey at Mount Rushmore National Park in Keystone, South Dakota on Sunday August 3rd. On this final day, the ‘Fallen Soldier Memorial Torch’ will be recognized and extinguished in an official ceremony under the watchful eye of our four Presidents.
For anyone interested in this ride, there’s no ride fee to participate and you can ride as little, or much as you like. Ride one leg, one day, two days or all 11 days,…there’s no limit.
REST STOPS & OVERNIGHT STOPS
Along this 11 day ride route, there will be scheduled ‘Rest Stops’ and ‘Overnight Stops’. At all of these stops, our escorted ride procession will be hosted by community organizations ( VFW Posts ) or local businesses to ensure comfort to all of our riders and staff. Some food, beverages and camping will be made available. All riders are encouraged to take care of their own overnight and food necessities.
For any additional information, please contact Tribute to Fallen Soldiers at Warren@TributetoFallenSoldiers.com
For more information on any of our upcoming tribute rides, please visit the individual pages by clicking the tab on the right or on top.
View our 2011 Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Motorcycle Ride
Featuring Ride Host & Country Music Star Rockie Lynne
(To view video click on image below)