CONFIRMED CENTEX MISSION
CW4 Donald Edward Rose, US Army, Retired, Vietnam Veteran, Belton, TX
The family of Chief Warrant Officer 4 Donald Rose is requesting the presence of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Interment of their Loved One on Friday, 7 Oct 11 at 1000 at the Bellwood Memorial Park in Temple, TX.
Donald enlisted in the United States Army on July 28, 1967 and retired on July 27, 1988 a CW4. During his time in the military he flew helicopters in Vietnam and had received two Bronze Stars. After retiring he went on to work with the USDAOIG, retiring from there on March 25, 2000. He was a member of both the VFW and American Legion.
Date: Friday, 7 Oct 11
Staging Time: 0815
Staging Location: Valero Gas Station, 4402 East Rancier Avenue, Killeen, TX 76543 tinyurl.com/ybybrb5
WX: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. South southeast wind between 10 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
1. Arrive at staging topped off or arrive early to top off.
2. Hydrate well the night before, bring water for yourself and a buddy.
3. Dress with consideration of the weather conditions.
4. Bring a kickstand pad in case we are required to park on the grass.
5. For members located north of the staging area, you are welcome to join us at the cemetery. Please be there no later than 0915 as not to disturb the family during their gathering or the Funeral Service. Location: Bellwood Memorial Park, 8575 Airport Rd, Temple, TX 76502 tinyurl.com/BellwoodMemPkTemple
Please join us in honoring this Retired US Army Vietnam Veteran for his selfless service to our Great Nation.