(Centex) 1SG Leonardo Hinojosa, 74, US Army, Retired, Vietnam Veteran, Killeen, TX

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    1SG Leonardo Hinojosa, 74
    US Army, Retired, Vietnam Veteran, Killeen, TX

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

    Leonardo retired from the US Army in 1981 and served during the Vietnam War. Among the awards and medals he received the Bronze Star Medal; Meritorious Service Medal; Army Commendation Medal (w/"V" Device & 3 Oak Leaf Clusters); Vietnam Service Medal (w/3 Bronze Service Stars); Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal; Good Conduct Medal (Clasp, Silver, 1 Loop); Drill Sergeant Identification Badge; National Defense Service Medal; and Expert Badge (Pistol). After his military service, First Sergeant Hinojosa worked for 22 years recruiting soldiers after their military service to earn their college degrees. His full obituary may be found HERE. obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Leonardo-Hinojosa&lc=1795&pid=165584051&mid=5585214

    Date: Wednesday, 3 Jul 13


    Staging Time: 0910

    Staging Location: Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, 1615 South Fort Hood St, Killeen, TX 76542 tinyurl.com/ykp5q6o

    Briefing: 0915

    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 “PACMan” Decker; 254.526.8265, 254.383.6281; krdecker@embarqmail.com


    Staging Time: 1015

    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: 1020 – 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: CJ "CeeJ" Foy; 254.317.8226; foy@foyco.com

    WX: Sunny, with a high near 94. North northeast wind around 5 mph.

    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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