(Centex) 1SG Bobby Graham, US Army, Retired, Vietnam Veteran, Copperas Cove, TX

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    1SG Bobby Graham, US Army, Retired
    Vietnam Veteran, Copperas Cove, TX

    The family of First Sergeant Bobby Graham has requested the presence and participation of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Funeral Service and Interment of their Loved One.

    Bobby retired from the US Army in 1977. During his military career, he served in units both stateside and in Germany and Austria, as well as serving two tours of duty in Vietnam. He is also a retired correctional officer from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. In his 17 year career with TDJC, he worked at the Wynne and Hilltop units. He has been an active member and supporter of the local Veterans organizations. His full obituary may be found here: obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Bobby-Graham&lc=1796&pid=166683177&mid=5649831

    Date: Tuesday, 03 Sep 13


    Staging Time: 0900

    Staging Location: Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, 211 West Avenue B, Copperas Cove, TX‎ 76522 tinyurl.com/ox7c2k

    Briefing: 0910

    Flagline Establishment: 0925 +/- Once the Funeral Service begins; we will strike the flagline and prepare to participate in the procession.

    Note: Be at staging ON TIME and topped off.

    Ride Captain: Ron “Joker” Smith; 254.415.8204; ron.smith4950@hot.rr.com

    Assistant Ride Captain/Flag Wrangler: Ron “PACMan” Decker; 254.526.8265, 254.383.6281; krdecker@embarqmail.com


    Staging Time: 1110

    Staging Location: The cul-de-sac between the Walk of Heroes and the Memorial Shelter at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery located off TX 195 just south of Killeen, TX tinyurl.com/CenTexVetsCeme

    Briefing: 1115 – Upon clearance and at the direction of the Ride Captain, we will move to the shelter, set up the flags and await arrival of the procession.

    Ride Captain: Mary “Marebear” Gregory; 254.458.2120; MGregory2@hot.rr.com

    WX: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. West wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Note: Hydrate well prior, bring water for yourself and a buddy and dress with consideration of the weather conditions.

    Please join us in honoring this US Army Retiree and Vietnam Veteran for his selfless service to our Great Nation.

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