CONFIRMED CENTEX MISSION
CSM Morton N Battino, US Army, Retired, Killeen, TX
The family of Command Sergeant Major Morton Battino has requested the presence and participation of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Funeral Service and Interment of their Loved One.
Once published, you may find CSM Battino's full obituary may be found here: obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Morton-Battino&lc=1795&pid=170349939&mid=5903900
Date: Friday, 28 Mar 14
Staging Time: 1130
Staging Location: Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, 1615 South Fort Hood St, Killeen, TX 76542 tinyurl.com/ykp5q6o
Flagline Establishment: 1155 +/- Once the Funeral Service begins; we will strike the flagline and prepare to participate in the procession to the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.
Note: Be at staging ON TIME and topped off.
Ride Captain: Ron “Joker” Smith; 254.415.8204; firstname.lastname@example.org
Staging Time: 1310
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: 1315 – 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: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
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 for his selfless service to our Great Nation.