(Centex) CW3 Andrew F. "Skids" Schaumburg, 58, US Army, Retired, Waco PD Veteran, Killeen

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    CW3 Andrew F. "Skids" Schaumburg, 58, US Army
    Retired, Waco PD Veteran, Killeen EMS Pilot
    Past ALR 223 President, Killeen, TX

    The family of Chief Warrant Officer Three Andrew "Skids" Schaumburg has requested the presence and participation of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Memorial Service of their Loved One.

    Andy enlisted in the US Army as an Infantryman in 1973. He transferred to the Warrant Officer Corps in 1982 and flew the UH-1 (Huey) for the remainder of his military career ending as a DUSTOFF Pilot out of Fort Hood before he retired in 1993. After his 20-year military career, he served as a Police Officer in Waco, TX then returned to his passion of flying after a few years. He flew off-shore with Air Logistics and then flew Emergency Medical Services with PHI Stat Air 1 out of Killeen, TX until 2011. He most recently instructed at Flight Safety International in West Palm Beach, FL. Andy spent free time with family, friends, his beloved dog, "Rusty," and riding his Harley Davidson. He served as the President of the American Legion Riders (Post 223), and was a member of American Legion (Post 573) in Harker Heights, TX. Andy was also a long time member of St Christopher's Episcopal Church in Killeen. Andy's full obituary may be found here: obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Andrew-Schaumburg&lc=1795&pid=170410137&mid=5911062

    Date: Tuesday, 1 Apr 14

    Staging Time: 0830

    Staging Location: St Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 2800 Trimmier Rd, Killeen, TX 76542-6003 tinyurl.com/StChrisEpisKill

    Briefing: 0845

    Flagline Establishment: 0855 +/- Once the Funeral Service begins; we will be released to attend the Memorial Service or depart the area.

    WX: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.


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

    2. For those interested, there will be a Visitation on Monday, 31 Mar 14, from 1800 to 2000, at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, 1615 South Fort Hood St, Killeen, TX 76542 (http://tinyurl.com/ykp5q6o)

    3. This mission is a "Flagline Only." Inurnment Mission may follow on a different date.

    Please join us in honoring this Retired Army Officer for his selfless service to our Great Nation and his Communities.

    Ride Captains/Flag Wrangler:
    Ron “Joker” Smith; 254.415.8204; ron.smith4950@hot.rr.com
    Ron “PACMan” Decker; 254.526.8265, 254.383.6281; krdecker@embarqmail.com
    Barry “Bear” Dahlquist; 254.317.9977; advanceman1@yahoo.com

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