BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The 2023 Gulf Coast Brotherhood Ride is beginning on Monday, Oct. 9. The bike ride is scheduled to start at 11:20 a.m. at the Louisiana State Police Memorial, 7919 Independence Blvd.
Sgt. Nick Tullier and Master Trooper Adam C. Gaubert are two of the twelve former first responders who will be honored on the ride.
A full list of those who will be honored is provided below by the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office:
- Firefighter Scott Osenenko – Livingston Parish Fire Protection District 4, Louisiana
- Officer James Ellis Foster Jr. – Denham Springs Police Department, Louisiana
- Sergeant Nicholas W. Tullier – East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office
- Master Trooper Adam Christopher Gaubert – Louisiana State Police
- Officer Thomas Joseph LaValley – Shreveport Police Department, Louisiana
- Patrolman Austin Spencer Bush – Houma Police Department, Louisiana
- Detective Stephen Christopher Arnold – Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office
- Reserve Deputy Constable Martinus Melvin Mitchum – Second City Court of New Orleans Constable’s Office, Louisiana
- Sergeant Theresa Elizabeth Simon – Slidell Police Department, Louisiana
- Lieutenant Michael Anthony Boutte Sr. – Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, Mississippi
- Deputy Sheriff William Henry Smith Jr. – Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office, Alabama
- Officer Ivan Mauricio Lopez – Mount Vernon Police Department, Alabama
The ride will end in Orange Beach, Alabama, according to the Gulf Coast Brotherhood Foundation. The foundation said, “The team is compromised of active and retired first responders from 21 agencies across 5 states.”