It's a very special journey for two Arizona veterans; their remains are being escorted to Washington D.C. for burial at Arlington National Cemetery.
The ride is set to cover thousands of miles with several stops along the journey. New riders will join in so that by the time the group reaches Arlington, thousands of riders will have taken part.
"He was loved, and he was 100% Marine and very proud of that, and he was proud of the work he did here," said Marilyn Fuller.
Jim Fuller's wife met with the Patriot Guard riders who were ready to escort her late husband's remains to Washington D.C.
It's a journey Jim helped coordinate for hundreds of veterans while working for the Missing in America project; it's an organization dedicated to giving veterans honorable burials.
"There are veterans out there who are laying in mortuaries who have never been claimed and they are in need of a proper burial," said Marilyn.
The remains of WWII veteran Mildred Rudy Kennedy will also be escorted to Arlington.
Her ashes have been held at a Valley Mortuary for more than 20 years, the group hopes to reach Arlington by Sunday. Fuller's remains are being escorted by his best friend.
"He was scared to death of motorcycles, he would sit on them, but he wouldn't ride, he requested his last ride be on my bike, and I promised him that it would be," said Clyde "Tex" Taylor.
"It's a great honor for me to carry him from here to Arlington National Cemetery on my bike," said Taylor.
Fuller died in February, his friends and family wanted to honor him with a burial at Arlington. His wife Marilyn says she will be there to honor a man who helped so many.
"Wonderful, everybody loved him, everybody. There was nobody that didn't like him, he was just wonderful, and that's not just his wife talking," said Taylor.
If you want more information on the Missing in America project visit: http://www.miap.us/