Daily Archives: 1, December 13, 2018

“It cost us $60,000 just to rent the Pentagon parking lot, about $200,000 for the whole ball of wax — to promote the POW/MIA issue and veterans causes,” Dante said.

Rolling Thunder comes to an end; 2019 will be last ride

Rolling Thunder

By William Vitka | @vitkaWTOP December 13, 2018 12:23 pm

The key issues cited by the group are costs and communication problems with the Pentagon Police Department.

WASHINGTON — One of the nation’s most iconic displays of support for military veterans, those missing in action and prisoners of war is coming to an end.

The annual Rolling Thunder ride — which has brought thousands of bikers to the D.C. area for decades — is hitting the brakes. They won’t be riding after their May 2019 run, group officials confirmed to WTOP.

The key issues cited by the group are costs and communication problems with the Pentagon Police Department. Continue reading