Veterans Rowing Across Atlantic to Raise Money for Military PTSD Relief

Written by on January 17, 2022

Four veterans, each representing a different branch of the military and ranging in age from 49 to 58, departed from La Gomera, Spain, on Dec. 12 to row over 3,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean to Antigua to raise awareness and money to combat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and veteran suicide.

The team, named Foar From Home (a play on words combining “four,” far” and “oar”), made a goal to raise $500,000 to support their fellow service members as part of the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge, a worldwide fundraiser also referred to as the World’s Toughest Row. This year only four U.S.-based teams are participating, each with its own charitable cause.

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