This past Saturday, MSP Centreville along with allied agencies from Queen Anne's County, Kent County and Cecil County Sheriff's Offices assisted a group of Military War Vets in a walk from the Arlington National Cemetery to the MD/DE line on Route 301. Their Ultimate destination will be the New Castle County DE Police Department Headquarters in New Castle, DE; arriving Tuesday, November 1st. Leading this Group is Nick Hurst who is a police officer from the New Castle County, DE Police Department. Nick is also a United State Marine Corp War Veteran. MSP Centreville and Allied Police Agencies escorted this group from the Bay Bridge to the MD/DE Line on Route 301.
The walk is titled, "2/6 Marines Memorial March", because this is the unit which Nick served in with the United States Marine Corps from December 2004-December 2008. During that time frame Nick's unit was deployed twice to Fallujah Iraq. Nick created this Memorial March to honor the men he lost in combat and those from his unit who took their own lives because of PTSD.
The walk began on October 27,2016 at Nick's roommates gravestone in the Arlington National Cemetery and will end at the New Castle County Police Headquarters on November 1,2016. Nick is raising money for the Semper Fi Fund.
At the end of the Maryland stretch of the Walk, Maryland State Police Lieutenant (Ret) Kevin Wood treated the group to lunch at his Chick-fil-A restaurant in Middletown, DE. LT Wood is pictured in the second photo on the left (back row).
Semper Fi Fund donation link is: