Reply To: (Centex) SSG Clayton Wagner, USA, VietNam/POW

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SSG Clayton Wagner, US Army, Viet Nam Veteran/POW
The family of Staff Sergeant Clayton Wagner, US Army, Viet Nam Veteran and POW has requested the presence and participation of the Patriot Guard Riders in the funeral service and interment of their loved one on Friday, 19 Nov 10 at 1030. His service and interment will be held in Brady, Texas.

Date: Friday, 19 Nov 10

Staging Time: 0630

Staging Location: Exxon in Copperas Cove, TX (190 & 116 – 238 W US-190, Copperas Cove TX)

Briefing: 0645

KSU: 0700


Staging Location: Kempner, TX: Shell Service Station just east of Kempner on Hwy 190

Arrival/KSU: 0715 +/-


Staging Location: Lampassas Walmart Parking lot (1710 Central Texas Expressway, Lampasas, TX 76550) located at the SE corner of Hwy 190 & 4th Street in Lampassas.

Arrival/KSU: 0730 +/-


Staging Location: Wes-T-Go Convenience Stores (Conoco), 801 South Bridge Street, Brady, TX. 325.597.2744

Staging Time: 0900

KSU: 0930


Staging Location: St Patrick's Church, 406 South Bridge Street, Brady, TX. 325.597.2324

Staging Time: 0935

Briefing: 0940

Flagline: 0945

Once Staff Sergeant Wagner's service is over we will accompany the procession to Rest Haven Cemetery, Brady, TX where we will establish a flagline in his honor during his interment.

WX: Sunny, with a high between 66 and 71. South wind between 10 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.


1. Intermediate member pick-ups will occur at the above noted locations (Kempner & Lampasas). Please be there before the posted time as we may arrive a little early or late depending on traffic conditions. We will not "stop" and wait for members to arrive at the intermediate locations. If there is someone there, we will swing in and ride out immediately.

2. Arrive hydrated and bring water for yourself and a buddy. You may wish to bring along snacks.

3. Arrive topped off. There will be no fuel stops between Copperas Cove and Brady. The trip is approximately 98 miles and will take about 2 hours. We will stop in Brady to top off and rest before going over to the Church.

4. Check the weather prior to departing, dress appropriately and be prepared for changes in weather.

Let us join together to honor this Patriot Viet Nam Veteran and Prisoner of War who served our Great Nation so selflessly.

Ride Captain: Mary “Marebear” Gregory; 254-458-2120;
Brady Ride Captain: John "TC" Wiley;; 325.388.4698 (H) 325.423.2220 (C)
Assistant Ride Captain/Flag Wrangler: Ron “PACMan” Decker; 254-526-8265, 254-383-6281;