Brig. Gen. Dana J.H. Pittard, Command Sgt. Major Mark A. Harvey and Taylor and Jordan Pittard, join the runners in the first two miles of the Run for the Fallen. The run will take approximately 72 days and will cross thirteen states from Painted Rocks at Fort Irwin Ca, to Arlington National Cemetery, Va. The purpose of the run is to honor all of the Service members lost in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom by running one mile in memory of each one.