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      May 28, 2016

      Saturday  10:00 AM

      24 Willie Mays Plaza
      San Francisco, California 94107

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      The Silkies Hike, 22 with 22 For The 22- San Francisco!

      Please RSVP for headcount (optional but helpful as fuck) The Facebook Group page is also available at: http://www.facebook.com/events/1730580417178705/ The Main Website (if your grunts or soldiers dont do facebook for whatever reason), go to the website at: www.silkies22sf.com Special Thanks to the founders of the Silkies Hike at: http://www.irreverentwarriors.com/ Event: San Francisco Silkies 22 Hike 2016 Purpose: 22 km, with 22 kg, for the 22 vets a day who kill themselves.  Mission: The mission is to raise awareness on post traumatic stress, suicide prevention, and how to effectively help the 22. Support and spread Irreverent Warriors bottom line: "put the gun back on safe, put it back on the nightstand, and stick around a bit longer." Semper Fi. About: This march is originally the idea of medically retired Marine Capt. Donny O'Malley and combines some of the things Marines love most in his effort to bring awareness to a serious issue: humor and very short shorts known as silkies. We are bringing Capt. O'Malley's march to San Francisco, CA. What: A 22km (13.6 mile) VETERAN's hike/pub crawl with 22kg on our backs (for whoever enjoys the weight, it's not required)…in silkies.  Why:  To get our veterans together, to put weight on our backs and feel nostalgic, to laugh, to hydrate, to party, and remind us all that our camaraderie and brotherhood will never die. #notforpussies  When: Meet @ 0900 on May 28th, 2016 - AT&T PARK GIANTS STADIUM IN FRONT OF WILLIE MAYS STATUE OR THE BEER PLACE CALLED "PUBLIC HOUSE" Where: @1000 BEGIN - AT&T Park, 24 Willie Mays, San Francisco, CA 94107 END -Ocean Beach, 1000 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA 94107 Time and Routes 0900 - AT&T Park (Giants Stadium) 1030 - TBA 1200 - TBA 1300 - TBA 1400 - TBA 1530 - TBA 1730 - TBA 1830 - TBA 1930 - Ocean Beach (across Beach Chalet Brewery & Restaurant) PARKING AVAILABLE AT _________________________ After Party at Ocean Beach   CIVILIANS/SUPPORTERS: Please feel free to meet us at the for the initial festivities and also advance to the locations if you'd like to receive your veterans with cheers, hugs, kisses, photos, videos, beer, shots, screaming, yelling, and excessive PDA. Uniform of the Day: U.S. Marines – green SILKIES, body/face paint, desert/combat boots.U.S. Navy - green/blue/black SILKIES, body/face paint,desert/combat boots. Corpsman, bring IVs filled with vodka/red bull. U.S. Army - green/black SILKIES, body/face paint, banana hammocks, body/face paint, desert/combat boots you can put a lot of weight and miles on, you can leave the gay reflective army belts at home. U.S. Air Force - green/blue/black/pink SILKIES, body/face paint, desert/combat boots...remember there is no air conditioning during the march because it's happening "outside". U.S. Coast Guard - turqoise/aquamarine/pink SILKIES with dolphin caricatures, body/face paint, desert/combat boots, prepare to hear Coastie jokes from your Navy brethren for the entirety of the march. CIVILIANS - We appreciate all the love and support and look forward to seeing you guys at our bar stops and at the final party. This is a no shit serious hump for over 8 hours with 22 kilos on our backs, at speed, in some serious temperatures. This is a time for us as veterans to re-live the times we once had, bond, get fucked up, and laugh at all the bullshit we used to deal with... Gear: Backpack - The 22kg is optionalSnacks, protein bars, fruitCamelback with waterSunscreenFor the families, friends, civilians, and supporters meeting us as the location:Food, drinks, tables, chairs, sunscreen TRANSPORTATION AND SAFETY: Uber Civilians this is where you come in We will have people moving ahead and prepping staging areas Rules: PLEASE ABIDE OR YOU WILL BE DEALT WITH BY GETTING SMOKED!!! No weapons, weapon accessories, magazines, ammo, flash bangs, grenades, nuclear devices or other illegal arms (nunchucks and/or a bo staff are acceptable) - LEAVE IT AT HOME...and I could give two fucks about "open-carry", if I see any moron with a rifle I will personally kick you in the nuts. This will be strictly enforced. PLEASE: No drinking open containers in public! No conversations about politics with strangers! No engaging anyone who makes negative comments to us! If there are any PTSD or emotional episodes everyone must rally to control the situation, help our bro, and protect the group from an early night! No getting so drunk that you lose your shit (just be cool bro)! HOWEVER: Do slam your drinks quickly at the bars. Do have your cash ready. Do "check-in" on Facebook as we progress through the hike. (Bring a solar charger because it's going to be impossible to charge while we're hiking or if you're lucky to find an outlet). Do FLIRT with girls and invite them to party at LITTLE 5 POINTS later that night. Do whatever it takes to help a bro outDo mumble the words "I love you" to a bunch of dudes you've never met. Do bring CASH for drinks to help expedite each stop. Recommendations: To make 22kg, stuff 5 gallons of water and the rest of the shit that you want in your pack. For machine gunners - Make something that mimics the weight of a 240 golf on your back and we'll pass it around. Guidons will look great. Who's got the American flag? Marine Corps flag? Navy flag? Anybody with a moto voice remember cadences? VERY IMPORTANT!!! We are in need female (preferably bikini clad) volunteers to apply body/face paint and sunscreen to some hardcore Marines and other service members at ________. Remember, it's all about "even coverage"...lather and repeat...lather. and. repeat.

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