CONFIRMED CENTEX MISSION
SFC Brian John Peckham, 38, US Army, Active Duty
Iraq & Afghanistan Veteran, Fort Hood, TX
The family of Sergeant First Class Brian John Peckham has requested the presence and participation of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Funeral Service and Inurnment of their Loved One.
SFC Peckham entered the military in 95 as a Combat Engineer. He arrived at Fort Hood in Sep 11 and was assigned to HHC, 8th En Bn, 36th En Bde. He deployed to Afghanistan from Jan to Jul 02. He also deployed to Iraq from Mar 03 to Feb 04 and from Mar 07 to May 08. Peckham’s awards and decorations include two Bronze Star Medals, a Meritorious Service Medal, six Army Commendation Medals, four Army Achievement Medals, five Army Good Conduct Medals, two National Defense Service Medals, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, three Iraq Campaign Medals, a Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon with Numeral Three, Army Service Ribbon, three Overseas Service Ribbons, Combat Action Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Air Assault Badge, and Driver and Mechanic Badge.
Date: Saturday, 27 Oct 12
Staging Time: 1215
Staging Location: Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, 1615 S Fort Hood St, Killeen, TX 76542 tinyurl.com/ykp5q6o
Flagline Establishment: 1225 +/- Once the Funeral Service begins; we will strike the flagline and prepare to participate in the procession to the Killeen City Cemetery.
WX: A slight chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
1. Be at staging ON TIME and topped off.
2. Hydrate well prior, bring water for yourself and a buddy and dress with consideration of the weather conditions.
Please make plans to join us in honoring this US Army Warrior for his selfless service to our Great Nation.