After biking 3,400 miles across the country to raise awareness for veteran suicide, two Iraq War vets say they're just getting their mission started.
Retired Marine Jeremy Staat and Wesley Barrientos -- a soldier who lost both legs while serving -- rode from the Wall of Valor in Bakersfield, Calif., to the Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C., to show the world that politicians aren't the only ones who can make a difference in spreading a critical message KGET reports.
Barrientos dislocated his shoulder at one point, leaving Staat to ride 1,800 miles alone, but the pair trudged forward. And, at the conclusion of their 100-day-journey, they celebrated their feat with an honor flight of World War II veterans.
"We accomplished our goal of raising awareness, but we still have a big mission, we haven't ended veterans' suicide rates or decreased obesity," Barrientos told the news source . "That's going to be a fight we're going to be doing forever."
Feeling inspired? Learn how you can get involved with the Jeremy Staat Foundation, here.
CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story listed the location for the Wall of Valor as being Bakersville instead of Bakersfield.
Click through the slideshow below to see photos of Staat and Barrientos biking across the country.
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