April 16, 2019

VA National Cemetery Administration partners with Carry The Load to honor veterans and their families

April 16, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has announced that its National Cemetery Administration, or NCA, is partnering with Carry The Load, a nonprofit organization that provides active ways to connect Americans to the sacrifices made daily by the U.S. military, veterans, first responders and their families.

NCA will participate in Carry The Load’s Memorial May awareness campaign, which covers 40 states, leading up to Memorial Day 2019.

Participants will march or ride bicycles in an 11,500-mile national relay along three routes – East Coast, West Coast and Midwest – handing off an American flag every few miles.

Each participant walks or rides to “carry the load” for a deceased military service member…

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