(Centex) COL Sidney Baker, US Army, Retired

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    COL Sidney Baker, US Army, Retired
    Vietnam & Gulf War Veteran, Killeen, TX

    The Family of Colonel Sidney Baker has requested the presence and participation of the Patriot Guard Riders in the Funeral and Interment of their Loved One.

    Colonel Baker retired from the US Army with over 32 years of service. He served in Vietnam, the Gulf War and is the recipient of the Bronze Star with V-Device and four Meritorious Service Medals among numerous other awards.

    Date: Tuesday, 07 Aug 12


    Staging Time: 0845

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

    Briefing: 0850

    Flagline Establishment: 0855 +/- Once the Funeral Service begins, we will strike the flagline and prepare to participate in the procession.

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


    For those able to attend only the Interment Service, the following is submitted:

    Staging Time: 1005

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

    Briefing: 1010 – Upon clearance, we will move to the shelter, set up the flags and await arrival of the procession.

    Ride Captain: David "MarineMajor" Dunn; 512.818.2531; marine9678@aol.com

    WX: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.


    1. Be at staging ON TIME and topped off.

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

    Please join us in honoring this Retired US Army Warrior, Vietnam and Gulf War Veteran for his selfless service to our Great Nation

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