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
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.
Thanks to everyone who came to accompany Raul Rodriguez from the funeral home to the church this morning. The family was very appreciative of our presence to honor their family member.
We had 13 bikes and 1 cage, including 2 first mission members.