Mid-Atlantic Police Motorcycle Rodeo Beneficiary SOWW is very thankful to the Mid- Atlantic Police Riding committee for selecting us as their hometown charity. Police from Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia competed in the 40th annual police motorcycle rodeo from 26 -29 September at Potomac Mills shopping plaza where SOWW was the soul beneficiary. The Mid-Atlantic Police […]
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These committed core volunteers tirelessly maintain the Retreat’s 37 acres, creating a welcoming and beautiful setting for our guests. They’ve logged many an hour on the zero turns, pruned, pulled countless weeds, edged miles of gardens, and kept the many trails surrounding the Retreat clear and functional. It’s hard work, but worth it all when […]
The 2018 Warrior Bike Ride presented by Amazon Web Services was a huge success and well received by the community! Over 270 cyclists and 100 volunteers turned out to participate our first annual Warrior Bike Ride. It was amazing to see the support for our nation’s wounded, ill, and injured warriors. We raised over $65,000 […]
Art comes to us with a wealth of experience and passion. His background includes administrative positions at the US Capital, the VA Hospital at Kansas City, Army Civilian Personnel at Stuttgart Germany and the Trauma Center at Landstuhl Germany. His position at Landstuhl exposed him to the Wounded Warriors returning from combat in Iraq and Afghanistan and […]
Thank you to all our participants, sponsors and volunteers for making our Innaugural Warrior Bike Ride such a huge success. Here is an email from one participants about their experience at our Bike Ride. “So I normally do not leave feedback, however your event has raised the bar for all others. I have done a […]
My name is Teri Onoda, the former Company Commander of Charlie Company, 12th Aviation Battalion. This is one of three Blackhawk helicopter units that provide VIP support and contingency response to the Nation’s Capital. My crew was composed of myself as the Pilot-In-Command; my co-pilot, Chief Warrant Officer Two Christopher Nicholas; and my crew chief, […]
Serve Our Willing Warriors plans Inaugural Warrior Bicycle Ride at The Farm Brewery at Broad Run FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Haymarket, VA May 6, 2018 – Serve Our Willing Warriors (SOWW), a non-profit organization based in Haymarket, VA, is planning an Inaugural Warrior Bike Ride. The event is being presented by Amazon Web Services (AWS) […]
May 6th – New Date for Warrior Bike Ride Coordinating a bike ride that spans three counties is a challenge. Despite all three counties giving us the green light in February, one county recently concluded that they could not support our event on May 5th so we had to change the date to Sunday, May […]
Acquisitions Team Lead and Staging Coordinator Chris Wrinkle with Storm trooper Bob Chris and Storm trooper Bob have an important role in preparing for a guest stay at the Warrior Retreat at Bull Run. Each guest stay is a special event that takes many man hours to prepare before Chris and Storm trooper Bob play […]
It takes over 18 concentrated man hours to clean and turn over the Warrior Retreat house for guest stays. The House Prep team consists of 10 volunteers and meets at the house every Wednesday, promptly at 9:30 AM to work their magic on the 11,000 square foot home. At the helm and serving as the […]