NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears will benefaction a state dwindle to former Marine Corporal Scot King. King has been roving a republic on a bicycle to lift approval and income for use members bleeding in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Portland, Oregon local started a initial leg of his tour in May of 2011. This proviso of a King’s tour started in Apr 2012 and will cover 12,000 miles. He is also interviewing veterans bleeding in fight for a array of books that will tell their stories.
King is collecting state flags to take behind to Portland to benefaction to a Veterans Memorial Coliseum during a Veterans Day rite in 2013.
WHO: TDVA Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder and Marine Corporal Scot King
WHAT: Presentation of a state flag
WHEN: Friday, Jun 1, 2012, 10:00 a.m. CDT
WHERE: War Memorial Plaza, outward of a Tennessee War Memorial Museum dilemma of 7th Avenue and Union Street
NOTE: Rain plcae will be a TDVA bureau corridor on a 13th building of a William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower, 312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue
To find out some-more about Scot King’s biking journey, we can revisit a Remember a Wounded Ride website during http://www.RTWR.org/.
The Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs is orderly to accomplish a goal of portion Tennessee’s Veterans and their families with grace and compassion, and being their element disciple in ensuring they accept a care, support, warranted entitlements, and approval they warranted in use to a nation. For some-more information, revisit a department’s web site during www.tn.gov/veteran, facebook/myTDVA or chatter @TNDVA.