Veterans Lead 5th Annual Old Glory Relay Across America

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Team Red, White & Blue gathered at Fenway Park on September 11, 2018 and unfurled Old Glory for the fifth consecutive year. An epic journey is taking 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 on Veterans Day, the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of World War I.

Why:

The Old Glory Relay, presented by Microsoft, connects communities. By raising the flag, by moving it across the country, and by passing it off to another, each person who touches this year’s Old Glory becomes part of something bigger than any solo journey. This connection is part of the formula that builds well-being in veterans.

This amazing experience supports Team RWB’s mission of enriching veterans’ lives, and generates donations for our core programs focused on engaging veterans and supporters within their communities. Team RWB is proud to showcase the veterans who lift the nation, as we lift the flag every day throughout the #OldGloryRelay and weave together the nation in support of veterans.

When:

September 21 at 4 p.m. – 1701 John F Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Come join Team RWB at the end of our leg from Lehigh Valley, PA to Philadelphia, PA for our on course celebration with Comcast! Comcast will be hosting a social for us as we celebrate Team RWB, Comcast and Old Glory!

September 22 at 5:30 a.m. – We be starting at the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia and running/walking/cycling/rucking to Dover International Speedway (through Wilmington, DE). This will be a great day to spend with fellow Eagles from PA and DE as we move Old Glory together!

Who:

Team Red, White & Blue, veterans from all branches and eras of service, Active Duty, Guard and Reserve service members, civilian supporters, and key sponsors including:

○      Microsoft (presenting sponsor)

○      Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield

○      Comcast NBCUniversal

○      Starbucks

○      Drip Drop

○      LaQuinta

○      Amazon Military

○      Yuengling

Media Opportunities: Veterans from all branches and eras of service, spokespeople from Team RWB and Microsoft, and Relay participants are available for interviews and photo opportunities are available at every leg of the relay. Media seeking more information should contact Bana Miller at [email protected]teamrwb.org.

About Old Glory Relay
The Old Glory Relay, presented by Microsoft, spans 62 days and 4,300 miles from Boston to San Diego. The Old Glory Relay is one of Team Red, White & Blue’s cornerstone efforts to help spread their mission, recruit new members and generate donations for their veteran enriching programs. Help support the Old Glory Relay by visiting donate.teamrwb.org/OldGloryRelay. (http://donate.teamrwb.org/OldGloryRelay) To access the full 2018 relay route, please visit teamrwb.org/national-events/old-glory-relayand follow #OldGloryRelay.