My name is John Ring, I serve in the Georgia Army National Guard with Delta Company 2-121 with the 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team. I am walking across the country, 2,462 miles from the Tybee Island Pier to the Santa Monica Pier. My mission: raise awareness to Veterans issues, PTSD, homelessness, addiction, MST, suicide, and getting our Veterans out of the criminal justice system.
I am also walking to raise funds for Buddy Watch, Inc., a non-profit organization in Midway, Georgia, that is working to build tiny homes for our homeless Veterans. In the future there will be onsite mental health treatment and tiny homes at the same location to help better serve our Veterans needs.
I would like everyone to meet U.S. Army Retired MSG Jimmy Mathews. Jimmy reached out to me prior to the walk beginning and said I inspired him to walk across the state of Mississippi. Well Jimmy decided to go the distance. We met up in Pearl, Mississippi and he has been walking with me ever since. We will be updating the video above to Jimmy very shortly.
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