2017 Patriot Tour 

The Patriot Tour Through Arizona

We welcome all street legal vehicles to participate in the Patriot Tour. We ask for a minimum $5.00 donation to escort and honor the flag.

We are a 501C3 and a part of a nationwide effort to raise money for wounded veterans  who have served from 1965, and their families. 

All money raised in Arizona will stay in Arizona and go directly to the needs of our wounded veterans through the Nation of Patriots.

Please join us as we Celebrate the Service to our Country of All Veterans, and support those who need our help.



Arizona at a glance

Thursday July 13

Flag will arrive at the Elks Lodge in Kingman Arizona, at appoximately 11:30am,  for an arrival celebration, flag exchange and lunch. Flag will be arriving from the Nevada NOP Flag riders escorted by CVMA.

Flag will then travel to Williams Arizona via Route 66 with a stop in Seligman for rehydration.

Williams Arizona Memorial Service at the Williams Memorial Park 5:00PM,  followed by a dinner at 6:00PM Wild West Junction including music, presentations, great food and a raffle.

Friday July 14

Kickstands up 8:30 departure for the Grand Canyon and a flight over the canyon by Papillion Helicopters.

Immediately following the landing of the flag we will be kickstands up for Flagstaff. At the city limits we will be met by the Flagstaff Police Department and escorted to the Memorial Park and American Legion for celebration, memorial service and lunch. - Anticipated arrival is 1:00PM

Friday afternoon the flag will rest so we can enjoy Flagstaff.

Friday evening the Flag will be at Twin Arrows, 6:00PM.  A salute to our Native American Veterans, their sacrifices and service to our country, on the back patio .

Fireworks are scheduled for 9:00PM and we are on the back patio for a ring side seat to this display.

Saturday July 15

8:30 am Kickstands up for Winslow Arizona Elks lodge, who are hosting breakfast and a celebration for the flag arrival. We will also be taking a group picture 'Standing on the Corner' .

From Winslow we travel east to Gallup New Mexico for the official Flag exchange to the New Mexico riders



Memorial Day


​THE TOUR BEGINS!!!!!

On this Memorial Day weekend, while we raise money for our wounded vets, across the Nation, please take time to remember the ones who did not come home.

Thank you CVMA for inviting us to participate in escorting the traveling wall in Southern Az....a rewarding yet very humbling experience. 

WHILE WE SUPPORT THE SURVIVORS...LEST WE NOT FORGET THE ONES GAVE IT ALL FOR OUR COUNTRY!

Be safe this weekend


Donate by Mail

Can't attend but would like to donate by mail

Nation of Patriots
c/o Becki Smith - Treasurer
3454 N Andes Dr
​Flagstaff, Az.  86004                        PLease make the check to :  Nation of Patriots

On Line Donation

Donate for Arizona Veterans on Line

Go to Nation of Patriots.com   The Patriot Tour


You will find the donate button on the face page...all donations made for Arizona will come back to Arizona in support of our wounded veterans and their families.
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​​The Nation of Patriots  Arizona Tour
July 13 - 15, 2017

The Patriot Tour is an annual ride by the Nation of Patriots, with 1 flag that travels 48 states in 100 days. Arizona has participated in this event since 2010 when 3 riders made the trek across the state on I 40 raising money for our wounded veterans.

Fast forward to 2017 and the ride has grown to over 100 riders from all over Arizona, joined by riders from Nevada and New Mexico. We ride to support our veterans with some established stops on our route - Winslow Az, Kingman Az, Williams Az and this year we add Flagstaff Az. 

2017 we add a detour to the route with a trip the the Grand Canyon and a fly over of the flag by helicopter as part of the festivities.

Details of the Arizona tour are on the Events page of this site and we will provide updates as they occur on our Facebook page and website. 

Join us for a memorable ride in 2017 and support the veterans of our state.....you will be glad you did.

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2016 Success!!!

Thank you to the supporters who sponsored our events, who trusted us to live up to our committment; to the riders who who joined in our state wide ride; to the folks who cheered us on, and the support from the Elks, Police Departments, Cities and communities: we were able to raise over $11,000! All of this was returned to our vets in need in Arizona.

UPDATE: Due to the number of vets identified this year that needed assistance, we were given an additional $2000.00 by National for distribution. As of December 31, 2016 Arizona NOP was able to help Vets in Arizona by paying $13,200 to help in their challenged time.   THANK YOU ARIZONA!!!!!

UPDATE: 2017We will be seeking both donors and recipients in the southern Arizona areas including Phoenix and Tucson. If you are interested, or know of anyone in need, please submit your information via the fields below or reach out to our regional commanders for details!


 

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