SGT Quentin L. Barnett was killed on active duty in a motorcycle accident at Lawton, OK this past Tuesday evening. His family has requested the Patriot Guard Riders participate in his return to Austin and funeral service and interment.
Tuesday, 19 May – Airport Recovery – Complete
Friday, 22 May – Funeral Service
Location: One Way Baptist Church, 2107 Hairy Man Rd, Round Rock, Texas
Directions: From IH-35 take exit # 253, US Hwy 79/Sam Bass Rd. (The westbound direction is called Sam Bass Road.)
Go West approx 1.5 miles to a four way stop sign. Turn left onto Hairy Man Road (also called Brush Creek Road on Google maps). The church is immediately on your left. Proceed to far West end of the parking lot by the service pole.
Timeline: We will stand the flag line at two separate times. See Notes below for explanation.
1st flag line: Staging 0845 – 0910; Briefing at 0910; Flag line in place at 0915
2nd flag line: Briefing at 1015, flag line in place at 1020
Procession to CTSVC will depart approx. 1300 hrs for a scheduled 1500 hrs interment service. This is subject to change, Semper Gumby will apply.
Wx: Forecast is for partly cloudy skies, Lo of 67, High of 89
Notes: This Mission will require forming the flag line twice at the church. The first flag line will be in place for the arrival of the family and coach bearing Sgt Barnett at approx. 0930. Following that we will have a short down time and then reform the flag line 40 min prior to the start of the service at 1100 for the arrival of friends and relatives.
Please arrive fueled up and bring drinking water. We will not have any stops on our 42 mile accompaniment to CTVSC. Sun block will help.
Ride Captain: Juan (FILO) Gonzales cell # 512-466-8968
Assist RC/Flag truck: Mark Wells