After the Show Show: Soldier Ride NYC
Soldier Ride NYC takes off at Fox
- Duration 4:46
- Date Jul 19, 2012
Soldier Ride NYC takes off at Fox
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In front of our world headquarters reported that sixth avenue the annual soldier I just can't get a lot.
It was great we had -- -- there was a couple of stops and starts stretch because we had to coordinate with good people of New York City and the police department has stopped the traffic.
-- also to make sure that everyone is ready to actually be on the -- but now they're off and running.
It's the first year ever just -- analysts here to actually do the first initial start so thanks so much.
Here -- they've given so much and they don't ask for anything and that's one of the things that.
So great about wounded warrior project website wounded warrior project that work.
They're trying to help them.
Put their lives back together so they can go out get -- Yeah it's.
-- that they've never -- for -- thing.
It's we need to do our best little round because they've.
Given so much for all of us back here.
Let's bring in Maggie on Iraq again you're -- you're the director of combat stress what exactly is.
So we had eighteen different programs and services to help with the rehabilitation of warriors and the mind portion is just one of those sections so the combat stress program.
Helps those warriors that are dealing with invisible wounds a war like posttraumatic stress disorder.
-- combat stress get back to -- you living again and so this is a great opportunity for them to do that it's and amazing for them to see the support of the American people and support of all of you and it really helps their transition back to their communities and that's to.
Then the next great thing for them and that's really our goal is -- empower wounded warriors -- we have the most well adjusted generation of veterans and our nation's history.
I'm glad you talked a little bit about PT SD because of -- this specialists who we had witnessed today.
One was injured significantly.
And the other one still suffering and has the hidden scars of PT SD a lot of people do and and unfortunately a lot of people know about it absolute.
Really it's fantastic that we can bring awareness that actually had that same moment.
An injury was able to say I've been dealing with PCS -- What is step that is where we abandoned in the last several years that this conflict and the awareness that we've been able to raise around combat stress -- PCS Steve.
And because of that the many warriors and their families that have been able to get how they're -- long way to go but we're really a lot farther along than happened before.
Upgrade to just happen to have Joseph Montana here -- right if I know that you sometimes see them men and women just to see what their favorite sports icons here it means the world to thank you so much for.
My honor to be here.
-- -- more to the VoIP business got it takes your breath away Watson and soon.
It has -- you know there are a lot of it there are a lot of folks across the country who do what they can -- -- a lot of people can't send money to wounded word because they just don't have it.
But a lot of people across the country I'm -- you see it.
They do things for our returning veterans whatever they can't whether it's given up by your -- first class.
We'll find somebody who you -- across the way I suffer or drink.
No means a lot just.
Fairways and things it does it does one of the most incredible things about soldier ride is over the next three days the warriors will -- 72 miles.
Every day of the way the American people are out there they're supporting with signs and flags -- it really takes your breath away.
And for the warriors I know it means so much to them so we're very fortunate for this opportunity and no better place to start and then meet in New York.
And here -- as -- You so much.
They can about them over those next 72 did you say 72 miles it.
-- be thinking about them as they started their -- here today many thanks so much Joseph Montana thanks so it's great to see you as well and just got if he did yes makes him pain.
It's Gibson joining juice did -- yeah liquid glucosamine.
And you you put it and it was smooth.
I mean it's taken the morning what -- in this.
He's got a great program out there you can find out about it -- dot com slash training camp so got a little program for everybody had.
Keep those joints -- get -- sale.
Thanks for -- and -- -- our joint today.
We'll see you back here tomorrow have a great.