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Veterans take 3,100 mile walk


Doug Radunich

Left to right, Shawn Murphy, Thomas Gathman and Rob Voorhis, are participating in the Warrior Hike.

Three ambitious military veterans from across the U.S. are hiking the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (CDNST).

The veterans-Thomas Gathman, Rob Voorhis and Shawn Murphy-are hiking the 3,100-mile trail as part of a "Walk Off the War" trek done through the Warrior Hike program. The program is designed to support all veterans transitioning from their military service by "thru-hiking", as it is called, along America's National Scenic Trails.

According to the program website, Warrior Hike was founded by Sean Gobin, a Marine who returned home from three combat deployments to Iraq and Af...

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