Reply To: LCpl Cody R. Stanley, 21, KIA, US Marine, Lockhart, TX

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*Updated 04 November*

Riders, we have lost another Central Texas Marine to the fight in Afghanistan, and the PGR has been honored by an invitation from his family to attend his services.

Airport Recovery Portion

Date: Wednesday, 04 November 2009

Austin Staging Location: Empty lot at General Aviation Blvd and Firehouse Rd., Austin Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA)
Directions: Traveling south on Hwy 183, continue 2.7 mi past the signs for Hwy 71 East/ABIA to Burleson Road. Turn left onto Burleson Road, travel east 1.3 miles to General Aviation Drive and turn left (north). Continue 1.5 mi. to open paved lot on right side of General Aviation Blvd. This lot is north of Signature Aviation and Atlantic Flight Support.

1045-1120 hrs staging (10:45-11:20 am)
1120 briefing.
1201 hrs scheduled arrival of Kalitta charter bearing LCpl Stanley

WX: High of 78 and sunny. Sunscreen recommended.

Notes: Arrive fed, fueled and hydrated. There will be no stops on the 24 mile ride to the funeral home in Lockhart, Texas. Bring water for you and one other. It is not known at this time the exact location of the flight arrival, but our staging area is within 2 mins of the 3 possibilities, so semper gumby.

Ride Captain: Andy "Andyman" Lough, 512-441-9297,
Final Itinerary – Funeral Service

Date/Time: Friday, 06 November 2009. Services scheduled to start at 10:00 am

Location: First Baptist Church, 300 Hudgins St., Smithville, TX. We will stage in the parking lot across the street from the Church.
Map link:

Austin Staging location: SW cornor of Hwy 71 & FM 973, gas & convienent store near ABIA.

0715–0740 Austin staging
0740 safety briefing
0750 KSU for Smithville, approx. 35 miles
0850 arrive at Smithville staging location.
0910 briefing
0915 flag line in place.

Wx: Clear, Lo 54, high 78. Please bring your own drinking water.

Please arrive fed, fueled, and hydrated. At the conclusion of the funeral service we will join the procession to the Clarks Chapel Cemetery at the intersection of FM 713 and Old McMahan Rd near Lockhart (approx. 35 miles) where we will establish a flag line for the interment service.

Ride Captain: Keith Longacre,, home phone 512-251-8955, cell 512-751-8955
Assist RC Sam Warren
Flag Wrangler: Mark Brittain

Please remember that our Mission is to honor this fallen Marine and pay respects to his family for his sacrifice on our behalf.