Staff Sergeant Tim Chambers - AKA The Saluting Marine - is now married. Since 2002, he has been known for holding hours-long salutes in the nation’s capital during annual Rolling Thunder rides that honor servicemen and servicewomen who are prisoners of war or missing in action.
This year, Chambers had a new supporter and partner with him during his Memorial Day tradition. He married his bride on Sunday during the Rolling Thunder ride.
Toasting the crowd with cans of Budweiser, Chambers married his bride Lorraine Heist.
Newlyweds Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Tim Chambers and Lorraine Heist celebrate with a Budweiser before the start of the 29th Rolling Thunder Run on Sunday, May 29, 2016, in Washington, D.C. Budweiser salutes Marine Tim Chambers, who dedicated his wedding day to honor riders at Rolling Thunder Run, Memorial Day weekend.
Newlyweds Tim Chambers, a U.S. Marine, and Lorraine Heist kiss as motorcycles drive past during the annual Rolling Thunder parade in Washington.
Watch Chambers speak at American Legion Post 177 in Fairfax, days before the Rolling Thunder ride in Washington.
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