The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited by the family to participate in the funeral services for Domingo Sandy Urias 96, U.S. Army WWII veteran. Domingo achieved the rank of Private First Class during his 4 yrs of service. He was one of many who participated in the second wave of troops in Normandy, and his brother (still living at age 94) was in the first wave.
Directions: Cook Walden 6100 North Lamar in Austin is located on the west side of the Lamar, across the street from the Department of Public Safety (DPS) headquarters, between Koenig Ln and Denson Dr.
7:45am – 8:10am Staging
8:10am – Mission/Safety Briefing
8:30am – Flag Line
Wx: Partly cloudy, lo – 71, hi – 94. 10% chance of precipitation (KVUE Wx)
Notes: Please arrive on time, and hydrate prior to the mission.. Bring a bottle of water for yourself and one for a friend. At the conclusion of the service, we will accompany the family in an LEO escorted procession to Assumption Cemetery in south Austin for graveside services.
A big big thank you to the 16 patriots including flag wrangler Bobby that showed up today. It was diffiently a Semper Gumby day. Once again we had another 1st time rider who is also in the Air Force Reserves.
Family was very much appreiative of our presents & related how much "Sandy " would have loved it. Due to his wife's situation, a request was made of us to have 2 PGR escort her to her house as it was to difficult for her to attend the grave side service. Thanks to the 2 volunteers.