Machinists Union members will take part in Washington, DC’s final annual Rolling Thunder “Ride for Freedom,” on Sunday, May 26, 2019.
This iconic event began in 1988 as a tribute to soldiers left behind after the Vietnam War and has evolved into a display of patriotism and respect for all who defend our country.
Rolling Thunder events begin Friday, May 24 and conclude on Memorial Day, May 27.
IAM members, including International President Bob Martinez, will meet at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 26 at IAM Headquarters, 9000 Machinists Pl., Upper Marlboro, MD to participate Rolling Thunders’ First Amendment Demonstration Run. This motorcycle run brings thousands to the capital to pay tribute to our nation’s heroes.