Veteran walks cross country for wounded warriors

Josh Lydell
Army veteran Josh Lydell is walking across the country to benefit wounded warriors.

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A man on his way across America stopped in Albuquerque Thursday.

Josh Lydell says he’s trekking hundreds of miles to help support the Wounded Warrior Project.

The project raises money every year to build homes for permanently injured veterans.

Lydell., a veteran himself, says going extreme is working for him so far

Lydell says his journey began in Charleston South Carolina 116 days ago and he’s put around 1700 miles on his feet. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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