Albert G. Arzola, Jr., 72, USMC/Vietnam veteran, Taylor, TX, 27 APR 2022

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    Confirmed Mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the funeral and interment services for Mr. Albert Gonzales Arzola, Jr.  Mr. Arzola enlisted in the USMC in 1969 and served active duty for two years, including deployment to Vietnam. He was honorably discharged from the USMC Reserves in 1975 as a Lance Corporal.

    More about his life can be read here:

    Date/Time: Wednesday, 27 April 2022.  Funeral mass begins at 10 am.

    Location:  St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, 301 E 4th St, Taylor, TX 76574.  We will stage at the church.
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    8:50 – 9:20 am – Staging
    9:20 am – Briefing
    9:30 am – Flag line

    Wx: High 78F, partly cloudy

    Notes: Following the start of the funeral service we will strike the flag line and stand by to join the law enforcement escorted procession to the nearby St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery where we will form a flag line for the interment service.

    Ride Captain: Jim Callison,, (907) 321-3854
    Flag Wrangler: Don Ferguson

    Please attend to honor this marine’s service to our nation.


    We enjoyed a perfect spring day to ride out in the countryside where 7 Austin PGR members stood in honor of Mr. Albert G. Arzola, Jr. today at both his memorial and graveside services in Taylor, TX. Mr. Arzola’s family were very grateful of our presence and all of his son’s and nephews walked our flagline to thank us personally and shake our hands. My thanks to Don for your artistic display of static flags at both services and to all of you guys who took time out of your day to make a difference for this family. Rest in peace and Godspeed Mr. Arzola and thank you for your service to our country!

    Jimmy Callison
    AUS/PGR Ride Captain

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