Carry The Load makes a stop in Wichita Falls

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — For the first time, Carry The Load made one of its stops in Wichita Falls to remember the fallen on Memorial weekend.

“There’s no level of importance that we could actually put on that. It’s just something that we just can’t stop doing, we can’t stop saying their names, we can’t stop getting out there and remembering what they did because every choice that we make, every freedom we have comes from what they did for us,” paramedic Beau York said.

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Hundreds ‘Carry the Load’ in Fort Worth to Honor Veterans This Memorial Day Weekend

In Fort Worth on Saturday, hundreds gathered for a rally outside Amon G. Carter Stadium.

“Just come out. Walk with us. You don’t have to be a military person, you don’t have to be a first responder,” said David Lindsey, a retired Dallas firefighter who served 38 years.

The group walked 3.6 miles to the Fort Worth Police and Firefighters Memorial.

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How ‘Carry The Load’ honors fallen heroes on Memorial Day

As most Americans will get outside to celebrate the first unofficial weekend of summer, thousands will begin gathering in Dallas ahead of Memorial Day for a two-day event to honor fallen service members. A group called “Carry The Load” has hosted its “Memorial March” for more than a decade now as part of a mission to celebrate heroes and remember their sacrifice. NBC’s Aaron Gilchrist reports in this week’s Sunday Spotlight.

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Nonprofit honoring fallen veterans and first responders makes its way through Lawrence as part of 20,000-mile national relay

A nonprofit honoring fallen veterans and first responders rolled through Lawrence as part of a 20,000-mile national relay Thursday, just a few days before Memorial Day.

Joe Meno, a Dallas police officer and relay team member, spoke to the Journal-World about walking across Lawrence and the country with Carry The Load. He and another volunteer had carried an American flag and a flag with the nonprofit’s logo along the way.

“We just got here, but lots of honks in support of the flag,” Meno said of his time walking through Lawrence. “A lot of people yelling, you know. (People) stop us to talk because they saw the flag.”

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Veterans Impact Show – Memorial Day Carry The Load

Jim Blythe and Chuck Wright took the time to talk about their involvement with Carry The Load and discuss the history and true meaning of Memorial Day. They did this on their podcast Veterans Impact Show.

Listen to the full episode HERE.

‘Carry The Load’ to pass through area for Memorial Day

A long walk across the United States in support of America’s veterans will be coming through Royse City this weekend.

The “Carry The Load” relay is scheduled to visit Royse City during its journey across Hunt and Rockwall counties on the Memorial Day weekend.

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Veterans Voices: ‘Carry The Load’

EYEWITNESS NEWS (WBRE/WYOU) A national relay working its way through Pennsylvania hopes to restore the real meaning behind Memorial Day.

For 32 days the “Carry the Load” relay honors first responders and fallen military while reminding Americans that memorial day is more than just another day on the calendar.

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Carry the Load walks through Waco on Memorial Day weekend

On Friday, the West Coast relay, one of Carry the Load's five relay routes nationwide which started 30 days ago in Seattle, came through Waco and saw local participation in the event which recognizes the sacrifices of military members, veterans and first responders, culminating with a march in Dallas on Memorial Day.

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‘Carry the Load’ walks through Mount Pleasant to honor veterans

MOUNT PLEASANT, Texas (KLTV) - What started in 2011 as a mission to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day has grown to a year-long event. Five different groups are currently walking across the country for Memorial Day. Some Mount Pleasant residents joined in to help carry the load.

The five different routes will meet up this weekend in Dallas, with some of the walkers traveling up to 4,000 miles on their journey. Watch the video to hear from some of the walkers, from near and far.

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Army Veteran Credits ‘Carry the Load’ for Helping Save Her Life

Hundreds will fill Dallas’ Reverchon Park this weekend to mark the true meaning of Memorial Day.

One of the participants says it saved her life.

When you meet Corena Mitchell today you're introduced to a purpose-driven military veteran.

But she will be the first to tell you she has come a long way.

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