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Honor Ride 2021
May 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
HONOR RIDE 2021 launches May 15th at Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial.
Honor Ride 2021 Press Release. Coronado resident WWII paratrooper Tom Rice (99), and traveling from Auburn, Illinois, “Battle of the Bulge” Machine Gunner Vincent J. Speranza (96) and Honor Flight San Diego veterans to participate.
Hometown Hero; At 97 years of age, Tom Rice jumped in Normandy on the same drop zone he did on D-Day for the 75th Anniversary of Operation Overlord, whereas Vincent J. Speranza is famous in Bastogne for serving beer to a wounded soldier from his foxhole helmet. NUTS!
Both Rice and Speranza will participate in the Honor Ride and the “Pass the Torch” ceremony to be held at Mt. Soledad, May 15, 12:00-1:00 p.m.