Joye Brown, center right, joins as The Wounded (Credit: Ed Betz)

Joye Brown, center right, joins as The Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride kicks off from Babylon Town Hall as soldiers wounded in action and their supporters make the 22 mile trek to Overlook Beach in East Islip, Friday (July 23, 2010)

Wounded Warriors on Long Island

Long Island became the vacation destination for veterans injured in battle. Click through images of local events honoring the soldiers.

Soldier Ride The Hamptons is dedicated to the
(Credit: Photo by Randee Daddona)

Soldier Ride The Hamptons is dedicated to the memory of LCpl Jordan C. Haerter of Sag Harbor. He was killed in action at the age of 19. in 2008 in Iraq. Haerter saved the lives of over 30 Marines and Iraqi policemen. The Veteran's Memorial Bridge was dedicated to Haerter. (July 24, 2010)

Soldier Ride The Hamptons is dedicated to the
(Credit: Photo by Randee Daddona)

Soldier Ride The Hamptons is dedicated to the memory of LCpl Jordan C. Haerter of Sag Harbor. He was killed in action at the age of 19. in 2008 in Iraq. Haerter saved the lives of over 30 Marines and Iraqi policemen. The Veteran's Memorial Bridge was dedicated to Haerter. His mom JoAnn Lyles of Sag Harbor pays tribute to her son. (July 24, 2010)

Soldier Ride The Hamptons is dedicated to the
(Credit: Photo by Randee Daddona)

Soldier Ride The Hamptons is dedicated to the memory of LCpl Jordan C. Haerter of Sag Harbor. He was killed in action at the age of 19. in 2008 in Iraq. Haerter saved the lives of over 30 Marines and Iraqi policemen. The Veteran's Memorial Bridge was dedicated to Haerter. (July 24, 2010)

Soldier Ride The Hamptons is dedicated to the
(Credit: Photo by Randee Daddona)

Soldier Ride The Hamptons is dedicated to the memory of LCpl Jordan C. Haerter of Sag Harbor. He was killed in action at the age of 19. in 2008 in Iraq. Haerter saved the lives of over 30 Marines and Iraqi policemen. The Veteran's Memorial Bridge was dedicated to Haerter. (July 24, 2010)

Soldier Ride The Hamptons is dedicated to the
(Credit: Photo by Randee Daddona)

Soldier Ride The Hamptons is dedicated to the memory of LCpl Jordan C. Haerter of Sag Harbor. He was killed in action at the age of 19. in 2008 in Iraq. Haerter saved the lives of over 30 Marines and Iraqi policemen. The Veteran's Memorial Bridge was dedicated to Haerter. (July 24, 2010)

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Soldier Ride The Hamptons is dedicated to the
(Credit: Photo by Randee Daddona)

Soldier Ride The Hamptons is dedicated to the memory of LCpl Jordan C. Haerter of Sag Harbor. He was killed in action at the age of 19. in 2008 in Iraq. Haerter saved the lives of over 30 Marines and Iraqi policemen. The Veteran's Memorial Bridge was dedicated to Haerter. A wounder warrior rides over the bridge. (July 24, 2010)

Soldier Ride The Hamptons is dedicated to the
(Credit: Photo by Randee Daddona)

Soldier Ride The Hamptons is dedicated to the memory of LCpl Jordan C. Haerter of Sag Harbor. He was killed in action at the age of 19. in 2008 in Iraq. Haerter saved the lives of over 30 Marines and Iraqi policemen. The Veteran's Memorial Bridge was dedicated to Haerter. His mom JoAnn Lyles of Sag Harbor pays tribute to her son.

The Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride crosses the
(Credit: Ed Betz)

The Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride crosses the a bridge on the Robert Moses causeway as soldiers wounded in action and their supporters make the 22 mile trek to Overlook Beach in East Islip, Friday. (July 23, 2010)

The Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride crosses the
(Credit: Ed Betz)

The Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride crosses the a bridge on the Robert Moses causeway as soldiers wounded in action and their supporters make the 22 mile trek to Overlook Beach in East Islip, Friday. (July 23, 2010)

The Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride kicks off
(Credit: Ed Betz)

The Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride kicks off from Babylon Town Hall as soldiers wounded in action and their supporters make the 22 mile trek to Overlook Beach in East Islip, Friday. (July 23, 2010)

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Joye Brown, center right, joins as The Wounded
(Credit: Ed Betz)

Joye Brown, center right, joins as The Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride kicks off from Babylon Town Hall as soldiers wounded in action and their supporters make the 22 mile trek to Overlook Beach in East Islip, Friday (July 23, 2010)

Jonathan Pruziner talks to reporters before The Wounded
(Credit: Ed Betz)

Jonathan Pruziner talks to reporters before The Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride kicks off from Babylon Town Hall as soldiers wounded in action and their supporters make the 22 mile trek to Overlook Beach in East Islip, Friday. (July 23, 2010)