CW4 Loyd E. Pederson, US Army, Retired, Viet Nam Veteran
The family of Chief Warrant Officer 4 Loyd Eugene Pederson has requested the presence of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Interment of their Loved One on Thursday, 7 Apr 11 at 1500 at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen, Texas.
While in the US Army, CW4 Pederson served in Germany, Korea and Panama, as well as two tours in Vietnam. He was a member of the Mason and Shriner organizations. He also was a member of Eastside Baptist Church.
Date: Thursday, 7 Apr 11
Staging Time: 1405
Staging Location: The Cul-de-sac between the Walk of Heroes and the Memorial Shelter at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery located on Hwy 195 just south of Killeen, TX.
Once cleared, we will move to the shelter, set up the flags and await the arrival of Chief Pederson, his family and friends from Copperas Cove.
WX: Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Notes: Please arrive hydrated, bring water for yourself and a buddy and dress with consideration of the weather conditions.
Please join us in honoring this Army Retiree for his selfless service to our Great Nation.