Reply To: (Centex) CPT Dwayne Simmons

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markwells
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CONFIRMED MISSION
CPT Dwayne Simmons, US Army, Died on Active Duty

The family of Captain Dwayne Simmons has requested the presence and participation of the Patriot Guard Riders in the Funeral, Procession and Interment of their loved one on Friday, 10 Sep 10.

Date: Friday, 10 Sep 10

Staging Location: The parking lot of St Joseph's Catholic Church, 2903 East Rancier Avenue, Killeen, TX 76543-3598 (http://tinyurl.com/StJosephKilleen)

Staging Time: 0930

Briefing: 0940 Immediately following the briefing, we will establish a flagline (no later than 0950). After the service has started we will break down and prepare for participation in the procession to Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.

Cemetery Staging for those able to make only the Cemetery Portion of the mission:

Staging Location: The cul-de-sac between the Memorial Shelter and the Walk of Heroes inside the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, 11463 Texas 195, Killeen, TX 76542 (http://tinyurl.com/2vhf6mp).

Staging Time: 1105

Briefing: 1110 Once cleared, we will move to the shelter, set up the flags and await the arrival of the procession bringing Captain Simmons to his final resting place.

WX: As of this posting, a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a high near 92. Remember to check the forecast on Friday, 10 Sep 10.

Notes:

1. We are expecting an inordinate number of PGR Members to attend this mission. Please have patience and listen to the briefings carefully.

2. Please hydrate well, bring water for yourself and a buddy and dress appropriately for the weather conditions.

3. Please follow all Ride Captain instructions carefully. Respect for the Fallen Warrior, the comfort of the family and your safety are our primary concerns.

Please let us join together to honor this Fallen Warrior.

Ride Captains:
Mary “Marebear” Gregory; 254-458-2120, MGregory2@hot.rr.com
Ron “PACMan” Decker; 254-526-8265, 254-383-6281, krdecker@embarqmail.com
Gerry "RocketMan" Lowrey; 512-863-3193, 512-508-0666, g.lowrey@verizon.net
Cemetery RC: David "MarineMajor" Dunn; 512-818-2531, marine9678@aol.com
Flag Wrangler: TBD, Courtesy of Austin Area Patriot Guard Riders