Warrior Jeep Team takes on the Trans-America Trail

The Warrior Jeep Team is raising awareness and generating support for our wounded veterans and their families and Copernio is honored to donate its Public Relations and Social Media services to this important cause. With a fully customized 2015 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Hard Rock Edition, the Warrior Jeep Team will be the first Jeep to navigate the Trans-America Trail in one contiguous adventure.   The Warrior Jeep Team is starting its trek across the trail today.
Beginning in Southwestern North Carolina and ending at the Pacific Ocean in southwestern Oregon, the Trans-America Trail covers over 5,000 miles of mostly off-road driving.  The route uses dirt, gravel, jeep, forest and farm roads with numerous sections of mud, sand, snow and rocks.
"Even though special operations forces are widely recognized as the most elite military units, they often have more challenges in receiving their veteran benefits from the government due to the sensitive nature of their work," commented Susan van Barneveld, president of Copernio. "We are truly honored to have the opportunity to work with the Warrior Jeep Team to support and raise awareness for these veterans."
The Warrior Jeep Team was formed in 2015 around support for Special Operations U.S. troops who were wounded or died in combat, with the purpose of raising awareness and generating support for these veterans and their families who often do not receive government benefits.  The team is comprised of veterans from various branches of the military including special operations, many having been wounded in combat.
The Warrior Jeep Team aims to be the first to navigate a Jeep the entire length of the Trans-America trail.  After the trip and all follow up events are completed, the Jeep will be auctioned off with all the proceeds going to support the Special Operations Warrior Foundation and Fisher House, who generously assist wounded veterans and their families.
Copernio, in conjunction The Warrior Jeep Team and Special Operations Warrior Foundation, is reaching out to other public relations professionals across the US to work with them to educate the public, raise donations and effect real change to see that our Special Operations Veterans are taken care of.
"We couldn't be happier to have Copernio's support, through the firm's efforts we have already seen our reach and results increase exponentially," said David Phillips, Warrior Jeep team lead.  "While we do enjoy off-roading and plan to have a lot of fun over the next few months, our main goal is to help raise awareness and funds for the thousands of U.S. special operations veterans currently in need, (and our efforts wouldn't be nearly as impactful without Copernio's help)."
Formed in 2015 by the Phillips family - David, Sojourner, Jacoby and Justine, the Warrior Jeep Team (www.warriorjeep.us) consists of five U.S. military veterans, many of whom were wounded in combat.  The team was built around support for U.S. troops who were wounded in combat, with the purpose of raising awareness and generating support for these veterans and their families.  The team will complete the Trans-America Trail; a 5,000-mile coast-to-coast route across the U.S., with a custom built 2015 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Hard Rock Edition. Raising money along the way and auctioning off the Warrior Jeep after the expedition, all proceeds will go to support the Special Operations Warrior Foundation and Fisher House. Follow The Warrior Jeep Team on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.

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  1. Jeeps are known to be exceptional off roading and exploratory vehicles and by looks of it here, the car really looks right at home on the Trans-America Trail! Almost as if you could live off the road if you drove one of these! Haha!