Why not make a difference and ride in the 3rd Annual POW/MIA Missing Man Run?
Stephen Geist
Ride along on the POW/MIA Missing Man Run and make a difference in the lives of our servicemen & Women in Walter Reed and in the greater Gaithersburg-Germantown Area.

The POW/MIA Missing Man Run is a pledge supported ride departs Battley Harley-Davidson on Friday, September 12th 2014, at 10 am under a Police Escort* and should arrive NLT 3 pm with a lunch and refuel stop on Kent Island.

The pledge money supports wounded warriors through Operation Provide Comfort, we ask each rider to attempt to secure pledges of at least $100. To support each riders there is space on our Rider Support web page for friends and family to donate. The amount pledged is based on each individual's ability to obtain sponsors to pay a per mile pledge for the 200 mile run and are based on the participate completing the ride (rain or shine).

Individuals will be responsible to make their way back to Gaithersburg. You should register at our website (http://www.amlegionpost295.org/missingmanrun.html). Donation can also be made at the website. Make checks out to American Legion Post 295.

Please consider either riding (open to the public) or sponsoring a rider for this run and know that your tax deductible donations will provide assistance to the brave men and women who fought for our freedom. If you have any questions please contact me by either email (Legion.Riders@AmLegionPost295.org) or by calling my cell(301) 466-3775 (evenings) or contact Commander Bob Ouellette by email at (commander@amlegionpost295.org).

For the Veteran,

Robert Ouellette, SFC/USA (RET)
Commander Post 295

Cliff Bergstresser (American Legion Rider Director)


3rd Annual POW/MIA Missing Man Run Registration


Register for the ride & raise at least $100 and get a POW/MIA Hat and MIA Bracelet*
While supplies last.
Personal Data: 

Date of Birth: 12 April 1946 (Philadelphia PA)

Home City of Record: Silver Springs MD

Organization Data:

Rank: Cpl (E-4), promoted to Staff Sergeant

Unit: Detachment A-334, 5th Special Forces

Loss Data:

Loss Date: 26 September 1967

Country of Loss: South Vietnam

Loss Coordinates: 113115N 1062952E (XT633739)

Status (in 1973): Missing In Action

Category: 4

Acft/Vehicle/Ground: O1D

Refno: 0841

Other Personnel In Incident: Lynn R. Huddleston (missing)


     The POW/MIA Missing Man Run’s mission is to bring awareness to the need for correct identification of remains. Each year we will highlight a case in which there is a controversial finding.

     Ride with us to show your support of those who are still MIA and to call for a correct accounting of those missing. Funds raised through this ride will be used for American Legion Post 295’s Wounded Warrior Program and other community programs. Visit Guidestar.com for financial information on our activities.

The 2014 honoree is US Army Green Beret, Staff Sergeant Stephen Geist of Silver Spring, Maryland, read his story here.

Previous honorees, select their names to read their stories:

2013 - Capt Hart and Capt McDonald, USAF, SPECTRE 17, identification overturned

2012 - Col Robert A Govan and Col David Williams, USAF, Zorro 28, identification rescinded

Questions or comments Contact Us.


Smail Mail: 
AL Post 295, ATTN: MMR, PO Box 690, Germantown, MD 20875.