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CONFIRMED CENTEX MISSION
CW3 George J Van Riper, 64, US Army, Retired
Vietnam Special Forces/Ranger, Killeen, TX
The family of Chief Warrant Officer 3 George J Van Riper has requested the presence of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Inurnment of their Loved One.
George passed on 25 Sep 13 at Scott & White in Temple after a very short battle with cancer. Once it is published, his full obituary may be found here: http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=George-Van+Riper&lc=1795&pid=167166038&mid=5679617.
Date: Friday, 4 Oct 13
Staging Time: 1220
Staging Location: The side of the road directly across from the Columbarium at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery located off TX 195 just south of Killeen, TX tinyurl.com/CenTexVetsCeme
Briefing: 1225 +/-
Flagline Establishment: 1245 +/- At the direction of the Ride Captain.
WX: Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 5 to 15 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 Retired Vietnam Special Forces/Ranger for his selfless service to our Great Nation.
Ride Captain/Flag Wrangler: Mary “Marebear” Gregory; 254.458.2120; Mgregory2@hot.rr.com