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Airmen on 830 mile march make stop in Acadiana

Posted at 11:00 PM, Feb 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-28 00:02:28-05

20 Air Force Special Tactics Airmen passed through Acadiana Wednesday on a ruck march to Florida.

The airmen are marching 830 miles starting in Texas and ending in Florida. The Special Tactics Memorial March is in honor of fallen service members and their families.

Some members of the entourage stopped by Acadiana High School to tell the students about the march and about life in the service.

Read more about their march here: 830 miles from Texas to Florida, Airmen walk for fallen heroes and their families

Video of a few soldiers marching through Acadiana can be viewed below: