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Joel Daniel, Marine Sandiper

Our Mission:

“Our goal is helping raise awareness and to fight for stronger laws protecting spouses and children of cancer and PTSD diagnosed veterans. Come join our motorcycle ride around America as we struggle for justice on behalf of cancer survivors and their family members.”​​​

Joel Daniel, Marine Sandiper

Our Leadership

President – Mike Pope “Eyegore”

National President
Mike Pope

“Eyegore” is his road name. Pope is an inactive U.S. Marine MOS 2542 Comm Center Operator, with secondary MOS of 4421 Legal Services. Mike is a true Marine and a 100% biker. His background in legal services has been helpful in getting veterans the right information from the V.A. and in organizing our large events for riders against service related illnesses. Read more here.

Secretary – Michael Ehline, Esq.

Ride Secretary
Michael Ehline at First Recon HQ, Camp Pen

Michael Ehline is an inactive Marine and son of Paul Ehline. He helped draft portions of the Cruise Ship Safety Act on behalf of the late Kendall Carver and ICV, and works as a consumer law attorney in Los Angeles. He’s working towards PACT protections extending to others who have health problems from serving, residing or working at El Toro and Camp Pendleton. Read more here.

National Treasurer – Robert Hammond

Ride Treasurer
Robert Hammond, Treasurer

Mr. Hammond was born and raised in Orange County. He volunteered for the US Marine Corps after high school. He was a Combat Engineer and was the assistant platoon leader of his training detachment. He was first stationed at Camp Lejeune and completed his military service at MCAS El Toro in 1984. Read more here.

Ultimately Robert Hammond was diagnosed with cancer. As a cancer survivor, he was also friends with the late Sergeant Paul Michael Ehline. Hammond sometimes acts at the Ride chaplain in honor of the fallen. We are proud he has volunteered his time on behalf of vets. He is also in the process of become an accredited Veteran’s Service Officer. (VSO).

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3838 W Carson St.
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