AMVETS unveils 2020 Rolling to Remember logos

Elizabeth Howe
November 11, 2019 - 6:18 pm
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On Veterans Day in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., American Veterans (AMVETS) unveiled the official logos for the inaugural Rolling to Remember ride coming May 2020.

Two logos were unveiled by AMVETS National Commander Jan Brown — the logo for the inaugural 2020 ride and the permanent logo for the Rolling to Remember tradition. 

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The veterans’ advocacy group announced in September that it is picking up the tradition of Rolling Thunder — a massive motorcycle demonstration ride in Washington, D.C. After 32 years, Rolling Thunder Inc. announced in December of 2018 that this year’s ride would be it's last due to financial and other reasons.

AMVETS National Commander Jan Brown said the new Rolling to Remember ride will focus on both POW/MIA accountability and suicide prevention.  She added that it was likely that while she was speaking a veteran somewhere in the country would take his or her own life.

“Suicide is preventable, mental illness is treatable. We must assure that those in need know they are not alone,” said Brown.

AMVETS also took the opportunity to announce the release of its Heal Ambassadors suicide prevention program along with its initiative to have 10,000 ambassadors sign up before the end of the year. 

"And twice that number moving into 2020," said AMVETS chief strategy officer Sherman Gillums. "Please join us in the effort to save lives."

“Hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists and more who want to make a difference will gather and ride past the White House, the Capitol Building, around the National Mall and to the Wall,” Chenelly said. “We believe the nation will pause to watch, to learn why so many patriots are rolling in from all over to demonstrate.”

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