Bikers in Franklin County take off on special mission

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(GREENCASTLE, PA) Thousands of bikers in Franklin County are riding to help our Nation's Veterans.

The 25th Annual "Operation: God Bless America" ride.

2,500 bikers are taking the ride to Martinsburg, West Virginia.

It's all to support our Nation's Veterans, who have served in current and past wars.

Some riders have been taking part in the event from the very beginning.

Veteran and leader of the ride, Elton Ensor says, "For 25 years I have been doing this ride for the Veterans.  They really need our help... more now than ever."

The ride has already raised $60,000 for patients at the veterans affairs medical center in Martinsburg.