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Samhwk #1 Posted on 08/05/2009 10:58

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Mike Foster passed away at the age of 65 in his home in North Carolina. Mike was a LCDR, USNR (Ret) of 30 years in the cryptology/intel field. He rose from the enlisted ranks to officer ranks during his career.

The graveside funeral will be on Saturday, 8 August at the Lakeland Hills Memorial Park, 4219 Park Road #4 South, Burnet, Texas at 2:00pm.

I will be attending this mission and welcome anyone who can ride up with me. Staging info will be posted here after I receive the Centex staging.
Watch this thread for details.
Sam Warren

Samhwk #2 Posted on 08/05/2009 20:36

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Austin Staging for Mike Foster:
This is a memorial service at the cemetery only.
Texas Coyote has posted the times as follows:

The Service will begin at 2:00pm on Saturday Aug. 8th in the Veterans Section of the Lakeland Hills Memorial Park Located at 4219 Park Road 4 south.

Directions: From the intersection of Hwy 281\29 in Burnet, go South on US 281 approx 4.9 miles to the intersection with Park Road 4 on your Right.
From the intersection of Hwy 281\1431 in Marble Falls, go North on US 281 approx 7.9 miles to the intersection with Park Road 4 on your Left.
From the intersection of 281\PR 4, go West on Park Road 4 approx 3.8 miles to the Cemetery entrance on your Left. GPS Coordinates of the entrance are:
N 30deg 40' 45.8" & W 98deg 19' 03.9"

Once you have entered the Cemetery you will see a Large metal Cross on the South side. The Veterans Section is just beyond that Cross.

Staging will be at the Cemetery from 12:45 to 13:15 with short briefing. The Family is due at 13:30 with the Cremains.
Weather: Right now it is calling for Sunny, 96deg with a 10% chance of rain. the UV index is 11, which is extreme. Sunscreen and plenty of water is recommended.

Austin Staging Info:
Location: US 183 North and Hiway 29, gas station on the corner next to Bob's Bar. (Seward Junction)
Time: 11:30am – 11:55am
KSU: 12:00 Noon
Notes: Please start hydrating on Friday, eat breakfast/lunch or bring a snack & 2 bottles of water.
No stops enroute, approx. 40 min.
Ride Captain: Sam Warren 512-217-4191