Week 8: Old Glory Relay 2018
In Week #8, Old Glory has traveled for 51 Days, 3,454 Miles, and through 21 states (MA, RI, CT, NY, NJ, PA, DE, MD, OH, MI, …
As the sun rises on September 11, 2018, Team RWB will gather in Boston, Massachusetts and unfurl Old Glory for the fifth consecutive year. An epic journey will take that same flag through 24 states and 10,000 pairs of hands over 62 days, as veterans and supporters work together to bring the American flag to San Diego, California on Veterans Day. The Old Glory Relay epitomizes what Team RWB is all about – helping America’s veterans find lasting fulfillment through the creation of deep bonds with other veterans and civilian supporters. The Relay is the perfect opportunity to elevate Team RWB’s profile nationally, through compelling stories tied to commemorations of the 17th anniversary of 9/11 and Veterans Day. In addition, the Relay will serve as an opportunity for the media to put a spotlight on an event that all Americans can support, which the public is hungry for in this time of political division.
Number of states Old Glory will travel through as she makes her way across America.
Number of total miles Old Glory will travel.
Number of teams charged with carrying Old Glory from Boston, MA to San Diego, CA.