Monday, May 28, 2012

22 miles - Wear Blue Runs for the Fallen Memorial Day Run

Today I ran 22 miles to remember the service and sacrifice of our Soldiers.

Calling out the names of our Fallen Soldiers

I started by calling out the names of the fallen Soldiers who died May 28th 2001-2011

LCPL Peter James Clore
SPC Adams Scott Hamilton
PFC Chad Michael Trimle
CPL Alexandre Alexandrovich Alexeev
CPL Zachary David Baker
1STSGT Michael Scott Barnhill
SSG Kenneth Ray Bradley
CPL Junior Cedeno Sanchez
CW2 Theodore Uland Chruch
SGT Anthony David Ewing
1LT Keith Neil Heidtman
SSG Thomas Michael Mcfall
SPC Jose Amancio III Perez
SPC Phillip Nicholas Sayles
MAJ Mathew Earl Schram
LTC Albert Eugene Smart
CPL James Eugene III Summers
1LT Kile Grant West

Then I called out the names of the Soldiers I was specifically running for

 SGT Tom Troy
CPT John Hallett
SPC Dennis Williams
SPC Kevin Graham
SPC Kyle Coumas
 CPT William Jacobsen
SSG Robert Johnson
SPC Lionel Ayro
SPC Clint Gertson
1SG Michael Bordelon
SGT Roberty Ayres III
SGT Christopher Sanders
LT Garrison Avery

Ready to run to remember
Your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Gene's friends and Soldiers from 1-17 who didn't make it home with him. We will never forget you.

Thank you to everyone who pledged their miles to run in honor of our heroes today. With your help, every one of the 6,470 American Military Members who made the ultimate sacrifice were remembered. Total miles tallied so far is 13,780 and there are still more numbers coming in.

Thank you for taking the time to remember.


  1. such an inspiration cynthia- way to make the most of your day and dedicate your run to all those fallen soldiers :)

  2. Wow, that is beautiful! I had never heard of Run to Remember. As a military wife it brings a tear to my eye. You are amazing!

  3. Thank you for what you did.
    Navy Chief (Ret)


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