Reply To: Spc. Derek Romine, U.S. Army

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Staging for Spc. Derek Romine, 21 yrs old, active duty, served in Afghanistan, died from injuries sustained in a local auto accident. Derek's family has requested the PGR attend his memorial service.

Location: Family Worship Center, Elgin, TX. Service is scheduled for 1300 (1:00 pm).

Austin Staging: 290 Cafe in Manor, located on Hwy 290, two miles east of the SH130 toll road. Map:

Staging Time: 1100 – 1130, KSU 1140 for the 30 min ride to the church.

Directions: The 290 Cafe is located two miles east of the SH130/hwy 290 intersection on the south side of the road. Good place for lunch, fuel is available next door. If you decide to go directly to the church instead, it is located on FM 1704 approx.. 7 mi south of the hwy 290 intersection in Elgin.

Wx: Forecast is for partly cloudy skies, Lo of 65, High of 90

Notes: This will be a flag line only at the church. Flag line to be in place prior to family arrival, NLT 1220. Please bring drinking water and sun block.

Ride Captain: Mark Wells, 512-470-0380,
Assist RC: Dick Ward