Warriors to Washington


Our Mission

To honor the veterans from the Erie region who were deployed and served the nation in the Armed Forces as a result of the attack on 9/11 by taking them to historical and national sites in Washington, D.C.


This amazing opportunity can not take place without assistance. Donations along with annual fundraisers provide this once in a life time chance to take veterans to Washington, D.C., free of charge. 

Journey to Historic Sites

Each year, WtW takes veterans to various sites including Arlington National Cemetery, Vietnam Memorial, WWII Memorial and Flight 93 Memorial Park.

Warriors to Washington Family

"This is our way of saying thanks to local veterans."

- Joe Pfadt, Warriors to Washington President

To Warriors to Washington, the veterans getting a chance to visit that nations capitol is very important to us. There are some in this community that may never get the chance to see the very thing they worked so hard to protect.

Veterans interested in applying to participate in the annual trip should click the button below to begin filling out the application form. We hope to see you on the next journey to our historical monuments and capitol.

Now accepting September 13-15 2024 applications

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Latest News

Warrior Run 5k

Just wanted to thank everyone that participated in the Warrior 5k on June 26th. It was a great run and we were able to raise

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Veteran Remarks

Thank you. Warriors to Washington! Marc and I had an amazing time. We've had a few days to reflect on the trip (and digest all the food). I am so thankful for the opportunity to travel with a great group of deserving and giving folks.
Wendy Murphy-Barnes
Thank you to the team that made this trip a memorable experience.
Brian Shank
Thank you to the “Warriors to Washington” for making these veterans smile with a trip to Washington DC. We thank all veterans for their service that preserve the freedom we enjoy in our great country.
Edith Barney Stansbury

Being able to see the capitol, in this way, allows veterans to reflect and see the impacts they made.