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February 5, 2009 at 12:34 pm #1050October 16, 2013 at 4:10 pm #4287
CONFIRMED CENTEX MISSION
CSM Max B Ogas, 83, US Army, Retired
WWII, Korea & Vietnam Veteran, Copperas Cove, TX
The family of Command Sergeant Major Max B Ogas has requested the presence and participation of the Patriot Guard Riders in the Procession and Interment of their Loved One.
Max joined the Army at the age of 16. He was in combat in Korea and Vietnam. He was a soldier's soldier, combat leader. His decorations and awards include the World War II Victory Medal; Silver Star Medal; Presidential Unit Commendation; United Nations Service Medal; Bronze Star Medal w/ "V" device & 2 Oak Leaf Clusters; Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal; Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry w/ Palm; Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Commendation; Purple Heart Medal; Vietnam Service Medal w/ 1 Silver Service Star; Legion of Merit. Max's full obituary may be found here: obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Max-Ogas&lc=1796&pid=167556130&mid=5699780
Date: Friday, 18 Oct 13
Staging Time: 1200
Staging Location: Crawford Bowers Funeral Home, 211 West Ave B, Copperas Cove, TX 76522. tinyurl.com/ox7c2k
KSU: 1230 +/- At the discretion of the Funeral Director.
1. There will be NO flagline at Crawford-Bowers, though we will participate in the procession to CTSVC where we will establish a flagline for the Interment Service.
2. Be at stagingON TIME and topped off.
Ron “Joker” Smith; 254.415.8204; email@example.com
Ron “PACMan” Decker; 254.526.8265, 254.383.6281; firstname.lastname@example.org
Staging Time: 1210
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: 1215 – 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: Amanda “Snappy” Ferguson; 254.383.0303; Amanda91B@yahoo.com
WX: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. North wind around 10 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 WWII, Korea & Vietnam Retiree for his selfless service to our Great Nation.
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