Austin – Sylvester Smeltzer 83, MSGT (Ret) US Air Force Veteran

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    Confirmed Mission:
    The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited by the family to participate in the funeral services of their loved one. MSGT Sylvester Smeltzer 83, is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served for 21 years.

    Date/Time: Friday, January 11th, 2013 2:00pm

    Location: Georgetown Church of Christ, 1525 W. University Blvd (Hwy 29)

    Directions: We will stage at the church. Travelling IH 35, take the exit for Texas Hwy 29 (Exit 261 going north), go west on Hwy 29 about 1.2 miles, church is on the left (S/W corner of 29 and D.B. Wood).

    12:45pm – 1:10pm Staging
    1:10pm – Mission/Safety Briefing
    1:30pm – Flag Line

    WX: Partly Cloudy, high – 73 Lo – 47 (KVUE WX)

    Notes: Once the service is completed, we will join the LEO escorted procession for the ride to Cook Walden Capital Parks Cemetery in Pflugerville. Arrive fueled, fed, and hydrated. Bring a bottle of water for yourself and one for a friend.

    Ride Captain: Russ Miller 512-636-9692

    Flag Wrangler: J.C.

    Please make plans to honor this Air Force veteran for his service and sacrifice for our country.

    The Ghost

    9 bikes and 2 cages meet at the Church of Christ for this mission. flag line was establish per mission guidelines. One cage (Flag Wrangler) left early to establish a convenient stgaing area and 8 bikes traveled with LEO escort to cemetery. The electroinc bugle malfunctioned so there was no Taps. Would like to thank all that showed up and special thanks to Marine Major from CenTex for holding a flag.

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