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The family of MSG William Best has invited the PGR to participate in his funeral and interment services. MSG Best served for 20 years in the US Army, including in Vietnam. He is also a 22 year veteran of the UT Police Dept.
Date/Time: Wednesday, 08 June 2011. Funeral service scheduled for 2 pm.
Location: Cameron Road Church of Christ, 6014 Cameron Road, Austin, TX. Interment to follow at Cook Walden Memorial Hills cemetery at IH35 and Howard Lane. Will stage at the church. Map link: tinyurl.com/CameronRdChurchofChrist
12:45 – 1:15 pm staging
1:15 pm briefing and flag line
Wx: Mostly sunny, Low 72, high 95 deg. Remember your drinking water, hat, and sun screen.
Notes: Please arrive fed, fueled, and hydrated. In case you haven't noticed, it is HOT, so take all necessary precautions with this afternoon mission. After the start of the funeral service we will depart for the cemetery to form a flag line in anticipation of the arrival of the family and coach.
Ride Captain: Chuck Murphy, W9CTM@Hotmail.com, 512-417-2744
Flag Wrangler: Bob Binkley
Please make plans to honor the long service of MSG Best to our city and nation.