Business View Magazine | September 2020

12 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE SEPTEMBER 2020 THE HEROES Heart Honor Mission Executive Director, Colonel Russell Vernon (Ret.). “Breaking a world record like this takes incredible physical and mental strength and discipline. It’s that kind of commitment that our Purple Heart heroes exemplify. The Honor Mission is incredibly proud to support TShane as he attempts to break this record. We’re thankful to TShane for supporting our cause.” Earlier this year, the National Purple Heart Honor Mission began accepting nominations for its Purple Heart Patriot Project mission, slated for April 26, 2021. The Patriot Project is a multi-day salute to service that brings together Purple Heart heroes representing each state and territory to pay tribute to their courage and sacrifice on behalf of a grateful nation. One Purple Heart recipient and an escort of their choosing from each state will again be selected for an all-expenses-paid tribute filled with tours and ceremonies honoring their service and that of all those who have earned the Purple Heart. “The honorees we will select symbolize what it means to be humble heroes, who served, sacrificed and continued to serve their communities. TShane’s tireless commitment to breaking this incredible record will help us ensure we have another successful Purple Heart Patriot Project Mission that gives our heroes the homecoming they deserve,” said Vernon. The Honor Mission and TShane Johnson have a number of special interactive experiences planned for the coming months that will allow fans and supporters to share in Johnson’s training regimen, challenge each other, and contribute to the cause. Our Purple Heart heroes have given so much for our nation. This is a special opportunity for me to help honor them businessman,” said TShane Johnson, who has twice previously used his “Hike Across America” and world record endeavors to raise awareness about issues facing homeless veterans. “Our Purple Heart heroes have given so much for our nation. This is a special opportunity for me to help honor them. Because of COVID, a cross-country hike simply was not going to be possible this year, but I still wanted to pursue another Guinness World Record and support a worthy cause. This ‘Push-Ups for Purple Hearts’ challenge is a great way to ensure our heroes are never forgotten,” said Johnson. “TShane cares about those who served alongside him and the challenges many of them face in their post-military lives,” said National Purple