Silkies Hike Registration
Date: March 04, 2021
Time: 11 am (Start) | If you're early you're on-time; If you're on-time you're late
Meet Up Location: Specks Garage
End Point: Louies Beer Garden
Task: Come Join The Veterans Alliance of Texas State as we run/walk through the Texas State Campus. V.A.T.S. is looking to promote comradery among our Student Veterans and the Campus.
Condition: To be in compliance with social distancing by maintaining safe intervals -2-3 meter or double arm intervals while in a rectangular or staggered column formation, and successfully Run/Walk from the Presidents House through campus down to Louies for a bite to eat.
About | History: (From Irreverent Warriors) The Irreverent Warriors Silkies Hikes are a series of events across the nation designed to PREVENT veteran suicide by bringing veterans together using humor and camaraderie to heal the mental wounds of war through therapeutic events and entertainment.
Irreverent Warriors is PREVENTING veteran suicide through the use of unconventional therapy. Veterans are different, and therefore use different methods of coping. In the face of tragedy, a veteran is more likely to use humor and camaraderie as a coping mechanism than anything else. Civilians are not allowed to hike but are welcome to volunteer and/or or support along the way.
The mission of the Silkies Hike is to bring veterans together with laughter and camaraderie, create a support network for veterans, and provide a day of therapy. These hikes support and spread our bottom line: "put the gun back on safe, put it back on the nightstand, and stick around a bit longer."
Standard: Have a Great Time!
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