(Centex) Dennis W Martin, 63, US Marine Corps, Medically Discharged, Vietnam Veteran, Purple Heart R

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    Dennis W Martin, 63, US Marine Corps
    Medically Discharged, Vietnam Veteran
    Purple Heart Recipient (2), Marble Falls, TX

    The family of Dennis Martin has requested the presence and participation of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Funeral Service of their Loved One.

    Dennis served with pride and distinction in the United States Marine Corps from 1967 until 1977, when he was medically retired due to injuries sustained in combat. A highly decorated Marine, Dennis was awarded the Purple Heart with 2 gold stars, the Combat Action ribbon, and the Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Commendation (Gallantry Cross Medal Color with Palm), among numerous awards and commendations. He proudly served with the Highland Lakes Honor Guard. His full obituary may be found here: obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Dennis-Martin&lc=1798&pid=168096439&mid=5743905

    Date: Thursday, 21 Nov 13

    Copperas Cove Staging Time: 1030

    Copperas Cove Staging Location: StarMart/Exxon, 238 U.S. 190, Copperas Cove, TX 76522 tinyurl.com/yeomlb3

    Copperas Cove Briefing: 1045

    Copperas Cove KSU: 1050

    Marble Falls Staging Time: 1200

    Marble Falls Staging Location: Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home, 1212 U.S. 281, Marble Falls, TX 78654 tinyurl.com/C-WFHmMarbleFalls

    Marble Falls Briefing: 1215

    Flagline Establishment: 1225 +/- Once the Funeral Service begins; we will strike the flagline and prepare to participate in the procession.

    WX: A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 77. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.


    1. Be at Copperas Cove staging ON TIME and topped off.

    2. This is a Flagline ONLY Mission.

    3. 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 Marine Corps Warrior and Vietnam Veteran for his selfless service to our Great Nation and His Community.

    Ride Captain/Flag Wrangler: Ron “PACMan” Decker; 254.526.8265, 254.383.6281; krdecker@embarqmail.com

    Assistant Ride Captain: Ron “Joker” Smith; 254.415.8204

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