Walkathon Across America | Tony the Vet | Skydiving

Tony the Vet is planning to walk from San Diego to New York. He will start on September 11, 2010, and is planning to arrive Sept. 11, 2011. He will be promoting and raising funds for SOVA (Support Our Veterans Association).

But while getting in shape he is inviting you to join him in a mini walkathon this coming Sunday, July 18, 2010. Details below:

“Homeless Veteran Walkathon”

Departure: 7:00AM Sunday 7/18/2010

Mt Soledad Veterans Memorial

Soledad Park Road

La Jolla, CA

Arrival: 12:00 Noon – 1:00PM Sunday 7/18/2010

Veterans Village San Diego (VVSD) Stand Down

San Diego High School (Athletic Field)

1405 Park Blvd

San Diego, CA

To know more about Tony the Vet and his coming walkathon please visit:



Skydiving Update

Wartime Vet Launches Walkathon Across America With A Skydive
Anthony A. LoBue, wartime veteran and founder of Support Our Veterans Association, is making a skydive from 13,000 over San Diego to launch his fundraising walkathon across America.  LoBue will be making his skydive at Skydive San Diego on Friday, August 13, 2010 to help generate awareness about the Walkathon.  The SOVA Walkathon across America will begin on 9/11/2010 in San Diego, traveling through Phoenix, Austin, Atlanta, Philadelphia, and ending in New York at Ground Zero on 9/11/2011.
For more info, check out his website at www.tonythevet.org or contact him directly at 619 806 2075.
Tony’s Jump, click below:

Tony’s Send-Off ceremony:

Tony the Vet’s

Walkathon Across America

for Support Our Veterans Association (SOVA) at the

Veterans Museum and Memorial Center

Located in Balboa Park at 2115 Park Blvd, San Diego CA 92101

Phone 619.806.2075 eMail Tony@tonythevet.org

I hope you are planning to be with me when I step off on my pilgrimage. Congressman Bob Filner will be one of our guest speakers. Pre-ceremony Activities: TBD

Welcome 2:00pm Pledge of Allegiance National Anthem (sung by Lee Satterfield) Chaplain Robert Satterfield USMC – RET: Invocation and Memorial Service for the Unknown Soldier 82nd Airborne Honor Guard, Color Guard & Bugler POW MIA Remembrance Ceremony Speakers: Congressman Bob Filner, Tony the Vet, TBD Door Prize Opportunity Drawing: (Donations processed by Veterans Museum & Memorial Center) Patriotic Sing-Along (led by Lee Satterfield) Benediction: Chaplain Satterfield Send Off 3:00pm Tony the Vet leads the first day’s walk of Walkathon Across America to Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery.

The Send-Off Ceremony launches my year-long grassroots movement to Support Our Veterans in a way that “H.E.L.P.S.” all veterans, their families, and their communities:

Health and Wellness

Empowerment through Education

and Employment and Enabling Veteran-owned Businesses

Legacy (esp. the Library of

Congress Veterans History Video Project)

Protection and Advocacy

Social Justice and Social Network

I will also be announcing my petitions for proposed bills at national and state levels. We will be honoring Affiliates, Sponsors, Donors, and Volunteers.

Put on some walking shoes and join me.

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