President George W. Bush to Host 4th Annual W100K Mountain Bike Ride

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Crawford, TX

(April 17, 2014) --

From May 1-3, President George W. Bush will host the fourth annual Warrior 100K (W100K), a 100-kilometer mountain bike ride for United States military personnel seriously wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan. This year’s ride will take place at President and Mrs. Bush’s Prairie Chapel Ranch in Crawford, Texas.

This year, 16 warriors will join President Bush on the three-day ride. They include:

The W100K also heralds the significant contributions of organizations that support these heroes and their families while they are deployed and when they return home. Organizations represented on this year’s ride include Hire Heroes USA, Green Beret Foundation, and Wasatch Adaptive Sports.

The George W. Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative honors the sacrifice and resilience of post-9/11 veterans and military families by improving their well-being and unleashing their potential.

Through research, resources, and recognition, the Military Service Initiative unites and empowers communities, military service organizations, business, academia, philanthropy, and individual citizens to effectively support post-9/11 service members, veterans, and their families in the areas of jobs, wellness, family, education, housing, and women’s veteran issues.

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