Victory Motorcycles & 'The Gunny' to Salute U.S. Military on Rolling Thunder Ride in D.C.

Victory Motorcycles and actor, avid Victory rider and retired U.S. Marine R. Lee Ermey have declared their participation in Rolling Thunder XXVI, the Memorial Day weekend motorcycle ride honoring U.S. military personnel who have sacrificed much for our freedom. The annual Rolling Thunder event will take place Sunday, May 26, in Washington, D.C.

The Gunny - known for his role as a Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant in the film, "Full Metal Jacket" - is deeply involved in advocating for the rights of active and retired or discharged members of the U.S. armed forces. He will attend Rolling Thunder XXVI as an official representative of Victory Motorcycles, saluting U.S. military personnel and their families on behalf of the community of Victory riders.

On the Saturday of Rolling Thunder XXVI weekend, motorcyclists will have the opportunity to ride with Gunny to support the U.S. military. Gunny will make appearances on Saturday, May 25, at four Washington, D.C., area Victory Motorcycle dealerships and riders can join him as he rides between them. Visit the Victory Motorcycles Facebook page for details.

Rolling Thunder XXVI
An estimated 1 million motorcycle riders, volunteers and supporters are expected to participate in the 26th annual Rolling Thunder in the Washington, D.C., area. This ride pays tribute to U.S. military personnel who gave all in service to their country, advocates on behalf of wounded warriors and their families, and calls for full accountability for military personnel such as Prisoners of War (POWs) and those Missing in Action (MIA).

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