Wounded warriors have until Friday to apply for Bush bike ride
Wounded service members have until April 5, 2013, to apply for former President George W. Bush's annual 100-km mountain bike ride. Pictured here, a wounded service member takes part in the former president's mountain bike ride, April 2012.

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, April 1, 2013) -- Wounded service members have until April 5 to apply for former President George W. Bush's annual 100-km mountain bike ride.

The event, which is scheduled for May 23-25, near Waco, Texas, is for qualified active duty, retired or honorably discharged members who were seriously wounded in Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom.

The Bush Center will select about 20 participants for the challenging, three-day ride. All travel and lodging expenses for the cyclists will be covered.

Bush held the first ride in 2011 as a way to spend time with wounded members, honor their service and remind the nation of the courage and sacrifice of those who have served.

To apply, please visit: http://www.bushcenter.org/military-service-initiative/w100k.

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