Monday, May 29, 2017

900,000 Motorcyclists Participated In Yesterday's Rolling Thunder Through Washington D.C..

Daily Mail: Keep on rolling: 900,000 motorcyclists from across the country ride through DC to honor POWs on Memorial Day weekend

* Since 1988, a group of motorcyclists have paraded through Washington, DC on Memorial Day weekend
* Rolling Thunder, a non-profit, wants to honor and raise awareness of prisoners of war and those missing in action
* The first parade had 2,500 motorcyclists from across the country, which has grown to 900,000 this year

Thousands of motorcyclists gathered in Washington, DC Sunday to ride together on Memorial Day weekend for the Rolling Thunder 'Ride for Freedom' event.

Organizers from the non-profit organization say approximately 900,000 bikers participated this year, parading through the streets of DC to honor military veterans, prisoners of war and those missing in action.

Rolling Thunder was started 30 years ago when Vietnam veterans Artie Muller and Ray Manzo started talking about their concerns about POWs and MIAs from the Vietnam War, according to the non-profit's website.

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Hat tip RussInSoCal for the Daily Mail link.

WNU Editor: Even U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took part in the event (see videos below):

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

900,000? Bwahahaha! Why do they feel they have to make things up?