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A disabled Gulf War veteran tried to walk 100 miles in Alabama on Wednesday to see his doctor. Instead, the man (center) was driven there by Cullman County Sherrif & Colby Smith (left), a Morgan County officer (right) and Walker and Madison counties

Alabama police assist a disabled Gulf War veteran who walked nearly 100 miles across four provinces alone while carrying an oxygen tank to go to a doctor's appointment

  • The veteran was noticed by an assistant sheriff trying to walk Wednesday in the Jasper area in Walker County, who said he had an appointment he couldn't miss
  • The assistant sheriff then drove the veteran to the Cullman county line and handed him over to another officer who drove him to the Morgan County line.
  • From there, another officer drove the veteran to Madison County, where a deputy brought the man to his appointment in Huntsville
  • To ensure that the veteran came home safely, the delegates coordinated with the veteran and repeated their good deed on Thursday
  • The man was not identified. But he was portrayed as & # 39; our experienced friend & # 39; in a Facebook post from the Sheriff & # 39; s Office of Morgan County
  • The veteran is seen posing with delegates from Morgan and Cullman counties
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The deputies of the sheriff in Alabama who saw a handicapped veteran from the Gulf War taking a 100-mile walk with an oxygen tank to come to his doctor who had driven him in four provinces to get him to his appointment.

The unidentified veteran needed a ride from the Jasper area to the Veterans Administration in Huntsville on Wednesday.

When the roadside veteran was spotted by an assistant sheriff in Walker County, he explained that it was an appointment he couldn't miss.

A disabled Gulf War veteran tried to walk 100 miles in Alabama on Wednesday to see his doctor. Instead, the man (center) was driven there by Cullman County Sherrif & Colby Smith (left), a Morgan County officer (right) and Walker and Madison counties

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A disabled Gulf War veteran tried to walk 100 miles in Alabama on Wednesday to see his doctor. Instead, the man (center) was driven there by Cullman County Sherrif & Colby Smith (left), a Morgan County officer (right) and Walker and Madison counties

The map above shows an estimate of the 100 miles that a disabled Gulf War veteran tried to travel on foot for an appointment with a doctor on Wednesday. Delegates from four provinces coordinated him after seeing him along the road

The map above shows an estimate of the 100 miles that a disabled Gulf War veteran tried to travel on foot for an appointment with a doctor on Wednesday. Delegates from four provinces coordinated him after seeing him along the road

The map above shows an estimate of the 100 miles that a disabled Gulf War veteran tried to travel on foot for an appointment with a doctor on Wednesday. Delegates from four provinces coordinated him after seeing him along the road

So the officer drove him to the Cullman County line and handed the veteran to another officer who drove him to the Morgan County line, where a delegate did the same and brought the man to Madison County.

An officer from there drove the veteran to Holtsville where he made his appointment. Because they wanted the veteran to come home safely, the delegates agreed with the veteran and repeated their good deed the next day.

& # 39; We are here to serve. That's the mission of delegates to help in every way possible, "said Deputy Bradley Williams of the Sheriff's Cullman County Office, who spoke with DailyMail.com on behalf of the officers.

The veteran's name has not been released.

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However, he was depicted as & # 39; our experienced friend & # 39; with two of the delegates in a Facebook post created by the Morgan County Sherrif office, and shared with the other departments.

According to the department, the deputy Colby Smith of Cullman County Sherrif is pictured on the left. A Morgan County representative is on the right.

& # 39; We are grateful for our veterans and were honored to play a small role in supporting this man who has given a lot to our country! & # 39; the message is.

The post had 22,000 responses, 127,000 likes and was shared 92,000 thousand times. An update says more than five million people had seen the post and there was an outpouring of support for the veteran.

& # 39; We are in contact with him today to see how he wants to tackle the outpouring of help! We should be able to update everyone later today! & # 39; the department wrote in the update at 10 a.m. on Friday.

A disabled Gulf War veteran tried to walk 100 miles with an oxygen tank to get to his doctor. Instead, the man was driven there by delegates from Walker (photo), coordinated the provinces of Cullman, Morgan and Madison and brought him there
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A disabled Gulf War veteran tried to walk 100 miles with an oxygen tank to get to his doctor. Instead, the man was driven there by delegates from Walker (photo), coordinated the provinces of Cullman, Morgan and Madison and brought him there

A disabled Gulf War veteran tried to walk 100 miles with an oxygen tank to get to his doctor. Instead, the man was driven there by delegates from Walker (photo), coordinated the provinces of Cullman, Morgan and Madison and brought him there

A disabled Gulf War veteran tried to walk 100 miles with an oxygen tank to get to his doctor. Instead, the man was driven there by delegates from Walker, Cullman (photo), the Provinces of Morgan and Madison, and brought him there

A disabled Gulf War veteran tried to walk 100 miles with an oxygen tank to get to his doctor. Instead, the man was driven there by delegates from Walker, Cullman (photo), the Provinces of Morgan and Madison, and brought him there

A disabled Gulf War veteran tried to walk 100 miles with an oxygen tank to get to his doctor. Instead, the man was driven there by delegates from Walker, Cullman (photo), the Provinces of Morgan and Madison, and brought him there

A disabled Gulf War veteran tried to walk 100 miles with an oxygen tank to get to his doctor. Instead, the man was driven there by delegates from Walker, Cullman, Morgan (photo) and Madison counties coordinated and brought him there

A disabled Gulf War veteran tried to walk 100 miles with an oxygen tank to get to his doctor. Instead, the man was driven there by delegates from Walker, Cullman, Morgan (photo) and Madison counties coordinated and brought him there

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A disabled Gulf War veteran tried to walk 100 miles with an oxygen tank to get to his doctor. Instead, the man was driven there by delegates from Walker, Cullman, Morgan (photo) and Madison counties coordinated and brought him there

A disabled Gulf War veteran tried to walk 100 miles with an oxygen tank to get to his doctor. Instead, the man was driven there by delegates from Walker, Cullman, Morgan, and Madison (photo) coordinated and brought him there

A disabled Gulf War veteran tried to walk 100 miles with an oxygen tank to get to his doctor. Instead, the man was driven there by delegates from Walker, Cullman, Morgan, and Madison (photo) coordinated and brought him there

A disabled Gulf War veteran tried to walk 100 miles with an oxygen tank to get to his doctor. Instead, the man was driven there by delegates from Walker, Cullman, Morgan, and Madison (photo) coordinated and brought him there

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