SIDNEY WALTON'S NATIONAL NO REGRETS TOUR

Raising awareness of the vanishing number of WWII veterans, and giving everyone in all 50 states an opportunity to meet one of the last WWII vets.

Sidney Walton, 99, one of America's oldest WWII vets, was born on Feb.11, 1919 in Manhattan's Lower East Side. He grew up in Brooklyn and the Bronx, then enlisted in the United States Army in 1941, nine months before Pearl Harbor. He served a total of five years. After the war ended he returned to college, graduating in geology from Virginia Tech, and later teaching at Duke and NC State.  


He met the love of his life, Rena, in Boston, where they had their first child, Paul. The family moved to Bangor, ME and had two more children, Judy and Ellie, before their final move to San Diego, CA in 1960.  Rena passed away at 56 from cancer, and Sidney has been a widower ever since.


Before he joined the United States Army to serve our nation in WWII, Sidney missed a chance to meet some of the last few remaining Civil War veterans in New York City's Central Park. It was a missed opportunity that he has regretted his entire life.  


Now, to make up for that single regret, Sidney has embarked on a whirlwind tour to grant all access to appreciative citizens in each of the 50 states who may never again have this chance to meet one of America's oldest WWII veterans.  


The "No Regrets Tour" of all states and governors began April 24 in New England and will end at the White House next Feb. 11th -- on Sidney's 100th birthday!


  • 4/24 - 1st Governor, Gina Raimondo, Rhode Island; and appointed Honorary Brigadier General of the RI Militia.
  • 4/30 - Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker; and honored on the field at Fenway Park.
  • 5/4  -  Maine Gov. Paul LePage; and luncheon w/ First Lady Ann LePage.
  • 5/10 - Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy.
  • 5/18 - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, 1-hr private mtg.
  • 5/21 - Central Park, NY visit, covered by ABC, CBS, NY1. 
  • 5/22 - Live on Fox & Friends.
  • 5/24 - New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy.
  • 5/28 - Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb, private meeting and public ceremony on Memorial Day, after Indy 500.
  • 6/11 - Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts press conference.
  • 6/19 - Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam.

TO MAKE A DONATION, PLEASE CLICK THE RED BUTTON BELOW THE PHOTO GALLERY.

Raising money for the NO REGRETS TOUR

ANY DONATION HELPS SIDNEY CONTINUE HIS NO REGRETS TOUR


Sidney Walton 

11956 Bernardo Plaza Dr. #536

San Diego CA, 92128

Paul Walton, son:  (858) 922-3258 


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You can help us by finding a SPONSOR to take us to the next state.

A SPECIAL THANKS TO...

TENNESSEE 

Double Tree, Nashville

Renaissance, Nashville

NEBRASKA 

Stokes, Omaha

Rodizo Grill, Lincoln

Lazlo's Brewery, Lincoln 

Alley Rose

Plank Restaurant, Omaha

Dudes, Sidney, NE 

Huey's BBQ, Fremont

Indiana 

JW Marriott, Indy

Mother Bear's Pizza, Bloomington

New Jersey

Red Robin, Trenton

New York

Crossfit Games East Regional 2018, Albany

Marriott, Long Island

Vincent's Clam Bar, Garden City

Mekki Restaurant, NYC

Drive Wheelchair, Long Island

Connecticut

Ted's Montana Grill, Hartford

The Marriott, Hartford

Maine

Portland Lobster Company, Portland

Red Barn Restaurant, Augusta

Fore St. Grill, Portland

Massachusetts

AC Marriott, Worcester

Joe's Restaurant, Boston

Residence Inn Marriott, Boston

Earl's Restaurant, Boston

Legal Seafood, Boston

Marriott Courtyard Tremont St., Boston

Mare Restaurant, Boston

Rhode Island

Renaissance Marriott, Providence

Bob Burke's Independence Trail