Marine Walking Across America


You may have seen a marine walking around Oxford carrying an American Flag.

Mac McQuown, says that he wanted to find a way to bring awareness to veterans who he feels are sometimes overlooked.

His travels all started September eleventh two thousand and eleven and at the end of today, McQuown will have walked over two thousand miles.

He has been to seven capitals and ten states so far.

He also says that once his six year journey is over, he will have walked fifteen thousand miles.

The veteran has stayed in fire departments along the way, including Oxford Fire.

He has a GPS device attached to the flag he carries with him.You can track him at his website:


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