AUSTIN – Nicholas A. Santandrea 26, US. Air Force Active Duty

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    Confirmed Mission:
    The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the service and interment to honor Nicholas A. Santandrea 26, United States Air Force. He was currently assigned at an air base in Turkey, and achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant.
    The obituary may be seen at the link below.

    Date/Time: Tuesday, Mar 10th, 2015 10:00am

    Location: Beck Funeral Home, 1700 Whitestone Blvd, Cedar Park, Tx

    Directions: We will stage at the funeral home, which is on the south side of the road between Parmer and Hwy 183A. Whitestone is the same as RR 1431.
    Map link:

    8:45am – 9:15am Staging
    9:15am – Mission Briefing
    9:30am – Flag Line
    11:30am – ETD to Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, Killeen Tx

    Wx: Lo- 45 Hi- 65, partly cloudy. ( KVUE Wx)

    Notes: Start hydrating the day before and bring a bottle of water for yourself and one for a friend. We will join the LEO escorted procession to Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen for graveside honors.

    Ride Captain: Keith Longacre 512-751-8955

    Flag Wrangler: Terry Ayers


    Great turn out today. This is a family of fellow bikers, so there were several MC groups in attendance. PGR had 20 folks and the family wanted U all to know how appreciative they were of your being there for them. Thanks to both Terry & Mark for flag duty.
    Thank U all very much for your patriotism.


    From: Kay
    Date: March 12, 2015 at 6:03:59 AM CDT
    Subject: Funeral of Staf Sgt Nicholas Santandrea 3-10-15

    Frank and I would like to thank everyone who attended and honored our son at his funeral on Tuesday. Frank and I are both PGR riders but seeing it from this side, what an amazing sight. It warmed our hearts to see so many riders standing in the flag line and escorting him to his final rest. To have so many friends, brothers and sisters riding was on honor to not only to Nick but us.

    There is no way to ever say thank you enough.
    Frank and Kay Santandrea

    PS…. Please share with all

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