The Run For The Wall (RFTW) motorcycle entourage will be passing through Hickory today (Wednesday, May 25) between 8:30 - 9:00 a.m.
A volunteer group of school children and adults with home made signs will be at Exit 121 of I-40. They include “Welcome Home” signs among others. The Hickory Fire Department will have a huge American Flag on display on the Center Street overpass of I-40.
The Run For The Wall is to keep the issues of POWs, MIAs and KIAs before the American Public. The run concludes in Washington, DC at the Vietnam War Memorial. More details on the RFTW can be obtained at RFTW.org. The Midway Route is the group that is coming through Hickory. There will be approximately 200 plus motorcycles in this group.