Updated 25 February
Specialist Bobby Pagan of Austin was killed in action in Afghanistan when his patrol was attacked by a suicide bomber on a motorbike.
SPC Pagan's mother has extended an invitation to the PGR to honor her son's sacrifice for our nation.
Revised Airport Recovery:
Funeral & Interment:
Date/Time: Friday, 26 February 2010. Service scheduled for 11:00 am
Location: St. Julia Catholic Church, 3010 Lyons Rd Austin, TX 78702. Burial to follow at Assumption Cemetery, 3650 South IH35, Austin, TX 78704.
Directions: From IH35, exit at 7th street and travel 2 miles east to Pleasant Valley. Turn left (north), go 5 blocks to Lyons, turn right, the church is 1 block on your left at the corner of Lyons and Tillery St. Parking at the church is very limited, so we will stage on Tillery street, south of the church. Map link: tinyurl.com/StJuliaAustin
0945 – 1015 hrs staging (9:45 – 10:15 am)
1015 hrs briefing
1020 hrs flag line in place.
Wx: Mostly cloudy, low 36 deg, high 56 deg F, 20% chance of rain. Please bring your own drinking water.
Notes: Arrive fueled, fed, and hydrated. At the conclusion of the service we will join the procession to Assumption Cemetery in south Austin, approximately 4 miles, for the burial service.
Ride Captain: Robert Stancil, AustinPlastering@sbcglobal.net, 512-217-4740
Flag Wrangler: JC Clausen
Please make every effort to support SPC Pagan's family and friends during this trying time by standing tall & silent in honor of his sacrifice in service to our Nation.