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The family of Retired US Army Cpl Vernon Ellison has requested the Patriot Guard attend his interment service. Mr. Ellison served during WWII in the 1st Infantry Division, the "Big Red One", and we are honored to stand for him.
Date: Saturday, 9 May 2009
Staging Time: 0930-0950
Location: Cook Walden Memorial Hill Cemetery, 14501 N. I H 35 Pflugerville/Austin
Directions: From NB IH 35 take Howard Ln. Exit 246. Proceed through light. From SB IH 35 take Howard Ln. Exit 246 cross under IH 35.
First cemetery north of Howard Lane, enter 2nd of the two driveways at the cemetery entrance marker. Immediately turn left and stage well north of grave site
Wx: Predicted to be partly cloudy, upper 80's. 10% chance of rain.
Notes: This will be a graveside service only scheduled to begin at 1030 hrs. Flag line only, no procession. Flag line in place NLT 1000 hrs for arrival of the coach. Flag line will be relocated to the gravesite approx. 1020 hrs, with service expected to conclude approx. 1100 hrs.
Please arrive hydrated ready to stand for this WW II Veteran who stood for us. Recommend bringing 2 bottles of water.
Ride Captain: Terry Ayers, email@example.com, cell: (512) 925-6101
Please make every effort to honor Cpl Ellison for his service during the world-wide fight to preserve freedom so many years ago.