4,400-mile Hike for Heroes heads through SLO

Published at 5:12 p.m. on June 22, 2014 | Modified at 5:13 p.m. on June 22, 2014

Former U.S. Army Captain Mike Viti, who also captained the Army football team in college, is walking more than 4,400 miles to honor American soldiers killed in action during the Global War on Terror, roughly 1 kilometer for each life lost. Viti, who was a fullback under Cal Poly head coach Tim Walsh when Walsh was the offensive coordinator at Army, passed through San Luis Obispo County from Friday, June 20 to Sunday, June 22, 2014. | Video by Joshua D. Scroggin. For more information about Viti and his hike, visit http://www.mikeshikingforheroes.com/ For more SLO County videos, subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/SanLuisObispoTribune The Tribune is the leading news organization in San Luis Obispo County. We've been providing our community with news and information about California's Central Coast for 145 years — and counting! Visit us at SanLuisObispo.com.

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