Great American Rail Trail

The Great American Rail Trail (a project of the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy) is 3,700+ miles long and crosses 12 states from Washington D.C. to Washington State. The route consists of 130+ host trails and is over 50% complete. All connecting routes (in black) are provided by Warrior Expeditions.

Great American Rail Trail Veterans

Name: Stephanie Buffett

Hometown: Riner, VA

Branch: United States Air Force

MOS: Clinical Nurse

Service: 1992-2020

Deployments: Afghanistan

Name: Timothy Davis

Hometown: Lake Zurich, IL

Branch: United States Air Force

MOS: Munitions Systems Craftsman

Service: 1999-2019

Deployments: Afghanistan

Name: Gretchen Evans

Hometown: Brunswick, ME

Branch: United States Army

MOS: Intelligence Analyst

Service: 1979-2006

Deployments: Afghanistan

Name: Aaron Ledbetter

Hometown: Cottage Grove, OR

Branch: United States Army

MOS: Intelligence Systems Integrator

Service: 2001-2006

Deployments: Afghanistan

Name: Charles Sonnenberg

Hometown: New Braunfels, TX

Branch: United States Air Force

MOS: Electrical Systems Craftsman

Service: 1986-2008

Deployments: Iraq

Name: Jay Tiegs

Hometown: Gainesville, MO

Branch: United States Army

MOS: Engineer Officer

Service: 1995-2023

Deployments: Iraq