Austin – Abdias C. Castillo 63, USMC Vietnam Vet

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    Confirmed Mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the funeral service for Abdias Christopher Castillo 63, U.S. Marine Corps Vietnam veteran. Abdias earned the rank of LCpl E3.

    Date/Time: Friday, Nov 21st, 2014 10:00am

    Location: Delores Catholic Church, 1111 Montopolis Dr, austin, Tx 78741

    Directions: We will stage at the church. From US 183 (Ed Bluestein) or Airport Blvd south bound, cross the Montopolis Bridge and turn right onto Montopolis Dr.
    Proceed down Montopolis to the church.
    East bound from Austin on E. Riverside Dr. turn left onto Montopolis Dr and proceed to the church.

    8:45am – 9:15am Staging
    9:15am – Mission Briefing
    9:30am – Flag Line

    Wx: Lo – 63 Hi – 72 60% & Cloudy (KVUE Wx)

    Notes: Start hydrating the day before and bring a bottle of water for yourself and one for a friend. Dress for the weather.
    When the service has ended, we will join the LEO escorted procession to Onion Creek Cemetery, 11610 Chapel Ln, for Military Honors.

    Ride Captain: Russ Miller 512-636-9692

    Flag Wrangler: TBD

    Please try to attend this service to stand tall for another of our Vietnam heroes.

    The Ghost

    Five hardy motorcycle Patriots + one flag truck patriot paid honors to Mr. Castillo despite the threat of rain. Think we had the whole Travis County Constable department escorting the procession. They did a very nice job. Thanks for those that took a chance on the weather.

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