AARP – Colonel Makes Powerful Honor Ride to His Soldiers’ Graves

AARP – Colonel Makes Powerful Honor Ride to His Soldiers’ Graves

In 2007, U.S. Army Col. Chris Kolenda commanded a unit of 800 paratroopers in Afghanistan. During their deployment, six of those troopers were killed in action. As the 15th anniversary approached, Kolenda wanted to do something to honor their memory. He decided to bike 1,700 miles from Spalding, Nebraska, to Arlington National Cemetery visiting the…

Bizgnus – The bike ride to honor the fallen and help their families

Bizgnus – The bike ride to honor the fallen and help their families

Chris Kolenda went for a bike ride this autumn. But not the usual around the block thing… Mr. Kolenda rode his bicycle for nearly 1,700 miles – from a cemetery in Nebraska to the nation’s most prominent cemetery – Arlington. A retired Army Colonel, Chris wanted to honor the memories of six men killed in…

Major Tom Bostick

Major Tom Bostick

Major Tom Bostick was an exceptional, courageous leader who set the example for others to follow. On July 27, 2007, Tom sacrificed his life, so his team could take the fight to the enemy in the unit’s largest battle. Tom Bostick was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross – the second highest award for valor. Learn…