Staff Sergeant Michael Mendoza, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), was not born into a military Family but said his mother was the toughest drill sergeant he could have ever had.
Matthew Bradford and his riding partner, Greg Miller, cycled about 101 miles on a bicycle built for two during the “Where Heroes Rendezvous” event Oct. 1 and 2 along with members Fort Campbell’s Soldier Recovery Unit.
About 68 wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and their supporters rode bicycles, tandem bikes and recumbent tricycles Oct. 1 and 2 during “Where Heroes Rendezvous,” a bike ride that covered a cumulative 101 miles of countryside in and around Fort Campbell.
Fort Campbell is one of three installations selected for the Army’s Suicide Prevention Pilot Program that is partnered with the Army Resilience Directorate. Ready and Resilient is the Army’s strategy for strengthening individual and unit personal readiness and fostering a culture of trust.