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The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the annual POW/MIA ceremony on Friday, 18 September 2009 at the Texas State Cemetery near downtown Austin.

We have been asked to ride into the Texas State Cemetery from the north entrance precisely at 11:00 am to open the event. Please fly your bike flags if so equipped.

Date/Time: Friday, 18 September 2009. Ceremony scheduled to begin at 1100 hrs (11:00 am)

Staging Location: Old Safeway parking lot, located on the north bound IH35 frontage road between 11th and 12th street. Map link:

1000-1030 hrs staging (10:00-10:30 am)
1030 briefing
1040 KSU to cemetery

Wx: Partly cloudy, Low of 68, high of 92. Please bring your own drinking water.

We will depart the staging heading east on 11th street and ride in formation to the north entrance of the State Cemetery. We will turn left (east) and park on the sidewalk and dismount. We will then form a flag line for the duration of the event.

Ride Captain: Steve von Roeder,, work phone 512-972-7746; home phone 512-837-3843; cell phone 512-466-5769
Flag Wrangler: Lyn von Roeder