The Daily Journal reports that “two local combat veterans are walking 110 miles this week to raise funds for homeless veterans and awareness about the challenges that all veterans face.

It all began with a quick conversation two weeks ago when Brian Alvey, co-owner of a Franklin business, called his friend Adam Smith of New Albany. The two, both veterans, met while in Afghanistan. Alvey told Smith that he “wanted to do something crazy” to raise money and awareness for problems that veterans face, specifically post traumatic stress disorder and veteran homelessness.

“Literally two weeks ago on a Tuesday we had this conversation and it was decided after about 13 minutes,” Smith said.

Warrior 110 was born.”

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