Confirmed Mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the procession for Raul Rodriguez, 83, United States Air Force veteran. Raul served over 20 years and achieved the rank of Senior Master Sergeant. He received numerous awards for his Vietnam service.
Obituary for Raul can be found at this link once it is published by the funeral home.
Date/Time: Monday, August 31st, 2015 9:40am
Location: Cook Walden Forrest Oaks, 6300 W. William Cannon, Austin Tx
Directions: We will stage at the funeral home. It is just east of South Lamar (Hwy 71 / 290) on William Cannon, north side of street.
8:50am – 9:20am Staging
9:20am – Briefing
9:40am – Procession to Church
Wx: Lo-73 Hi-97 Mostly Sunny, ( 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. Suggest sunblock. We will join the LEO escorted procession approximately 1.5 miles to the church. Once we arrive at the church and the family is inside, we will depart quietly.
Interment will commence at 2:00pm, Central Texas State Veteran’s Cemetery in Killeen. Those wishing to attend may join Cen-Tex PGR at the cemetery at the 1:05pm staging time for briefing and setup. There is no procession to Killeen.
Ride Captain: Sam Warren 512-217-4191 firstname.lastname@example.org
Flag Wrangler: N/A
Please try to attend the mission to honor this man who served his country well.