FORT HOOD, Texas — Fort Hood officials will welcome more than 40 injured veterans and their supporters as they cycle through the installation at 9 a.m. April 28 on the fourth of their six-day, 500-mile, Ride 2 Recovery Texas Challenge from San Antonio to Fort Worth.

Founded in 2008, Project Hero is a national non-profit organization dedicated to helping veterans and first responders affected by post-traumatic stress, traumatic brain injury and injury achieve rehabilitation, recovery, and resilience in their daily lives.

Following a short media availability here, the riders will depart at 10 a.m. from the III Corps Headquarters building for the next leg of their journey to Waco, Texas.

For more information on Project Hero’s 2022 Ride 2 Recovery Texas Challenge visit https://weareprojecthero.org/event/2022-texas-challenge.  Project Hero’s Public Relations contact is Peter Bylsma, (310) 795-8532 or pbylsma@weareprojecthero.org.

Media who wish to cover the Fort Hood portion of the event, may contact the Fort Hood Public Affairs Office at (254) 287-7823/9993. A Public Affairs representative will meet the media at the Marvin Leath Visitors Center at 8:15 a.m. for an escort on post.