Thousands ‘Carry the Load’ to honor and remember fallen military members

Thousands of people in Dallas joined the Carry the Load march downtown in honor of fallen soldiers.

Many in attendance had family or friends they were walking for, but the event is as much for the general public as it is for service members.

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Carrying the load for those who can’t

(Dallas, Tx) Fox 4 News - The seventh annual Carry the Load brought together thousands of people Sunday in Uptown Dallas

More than 470 teams strapped on their backpacks and marched along the Katy Trail in honor of fallen service members.

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Good Day

(Austin, TX) FOX7 - A gathering spot of more than one-thousand people with sneakers, flags, kids and pets isn't the typical forum to share grief.

But then again, there is nothing typical about Carry The Load, which culminated over a month of rallies in cities across the country with the Dallas Memorial March on Sunday.

Fox – San Angelo – ‘Making a Difference’

(San Angelo, TX) - An event that is free and open to the public will let Texans express their appreciation of our nation’s military, law enforcement, firefighters and first responders.

Making Memorial Day truly memorial

(FOX News US)-- "There is nothing wrong with barbequing or going to the beach. But people in my generation seem to have forgotten why we have the holiday in the first place, which is to pay due respect to those who served and died. We want to change that,” says Stephen Holley, a former Navy SEAL and co-founder of the non-profit Carry the Load.

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Relay honors nation’s heroes

(San Diego, CA)--KSWB--FOX5-- In preparation for Memorial Day, tens of thousands of people are walking across the country in honor of those who paid the ultimate sacrifice protecting our country and communities.
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‘Carry the Load’ in Dallas honors veterans, fallen heroes

(Dallas, TX) Fox4 News-- People from across the country are in Dallas to honor veterans and fallen heroes. Two former Navy Seals started “Carry the Load” five years ago and the event continues to grow every year.

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