VFW 4149 to host walk, ride to bring awareness to veteran suicide

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MIDLAND, Texas (Nexstar)- The VFW Post 4149 will host the 22 a Day Walk and Ride this Saturday. 

The event aims to raise awareness about suicide rates among veterans. 

Statistics show an average of 22 veterans die by suicide every day, and even one veteran suicide death is too many. 

Anyone wishing to walk, or ride in the event is welcome. 

Registration for the walk begins at 9:00 a.m. and the walk will start at 10:00 a.m. June 5 at Windlands Park at 1001 W Dengar Avenue. 

The motorcycle ride will start at 1:00 p.m. with riders departing from the VFW at 409 Veterans Airpark Lane. 

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