Bikers visit veterans in Gulfport

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - The Northwest Florida Chapter of the Harley Owners Group rolled into Gulfport Friday to pay their respects to veterans this Memorial Day Weekend.

The group stopped by the Armed Forces Retirement Home and had lunch with some of the veterans there. Riders said they look forward to visiting with some of our nation's heroes.

"We want to do it. We want to show them how appreciative we are of them, how we respect them for doing what they've done for our country. Many of us are veterans ourselves," said George Poulos with the Harley Owners Group.

This is the second year the riders have stopped by. They hope to make the visits each year on Veterans Day and Memorial Day.

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