Photo/Story Gallery 2006

FHP Escorts Operation One Voice

Trooper Gothe protects the runners in Tampa.A special group of runners from all walks of life recently ran from Atlanta to Tampa in honor of the families who have lost their loved ones in Iraq. The Florida Highway Patrol was honored to escort the group around the clock from the Georgia Florida border to Busch Gardens in Tampa Bay.

Pictured left, Trooper Jim Gothe protects the runners in Tampa and right, Trooper Jack Hypes leads the pack on their last turn.

Trooper Hypes leads the pack on their last turn.Operation One Voice is designed by police officers and firefighters to raise funds and awareness of the financial needs of children of fallen Special Operations Forces. The Special Forces Run went through many cities, and included stops in both state capitols, with the final stop in Tampa, Florida.

There are several operations planned during the year. To find out more about this special project, please visit their website at www.OperationOneVoice.org.