SHORT NOTICE – CONFIRMED MISSION
MSG Dennis Uphill, US Army, Retired, Viet Nam Veteran
The family of Master Sergeant Dennis Uphill has requested the presence of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Interment of their Loved One on Thursday, 7 Apr 11 at 1200 at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen, Texas.
Master Sergeant Uphill retired from the US Army and served during the Vietnam War era. His medals include the National Defense Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal with 1st Oak Leaf Cluster; Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal; Vietnam Service Medal with one Silver Service Star; Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with Palm; Good Conduct Medal Clasp, Silver One Loop; Driver Badge; Army Commendation Medal with 1st Oak Leaf Cluster.
Date: Thursday, 7 Apr 11
Staging Time: 1105
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 MSG Uphill, his family and friends.
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.