He's walking cross country because "vets don't forget vets"


This 72 year old veteran wants to raise awareness of veterans' needs but he's particularly concerned about the number of homeless veterans that have mental health issues and the number of veterans that everyday struggle with opioid and alcohol issues. William Shuttleworth is walking cross country and expects to wear out many pairs of shoes. Shuttleworth plans on stopping and visiting veterans across the country in places like American Legions, VFW halls and coffee houses. As for lodging, there will be no comfortable hotels or swanky restaurants along the way for this veteran. Shuttleworth is carrying everything he needs on his back and plans to camp out. Shuttleworth plans on arriving at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California by Halloween. You can follow him here



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