February 5, 2009 at 12:34 pm #1142April 7, 2014 at 8:43 pm #4443
CONFIRMED CENTEX MISSION
SFC Chan Chi Sirasang, 55, US Army
Texas Army National Guard, Retired
OIF Veteran, Gatesville, TX
The family of Sergeant First Class Chan Chi Sirasang has requested the presence of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Funeral Service and Interment of their Loved One.
Chan served 16 years in the US Army and 8 years in the Texas Army National Guard, which included a tour in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom. His full obituary may be found here: http://www.scottsfh.com/fh/obituaries/obituary.cfm?o_id=2472241&fh_id=11342
Date: Wednesday, 9 Apr 14
Copperas Cove Staging Time: 1100
Copperas Cove Location: Chevron/Mickey’s, 2101 US 190, Copperas Cove, TX 76522 tinyurl.com/ChevronCC
Copperas Cove Briefing: 1105
Copperas Cove KSU: 1115
Gatesville Staging Time: 1200
Gatesville Staging Location: Scott’s Funeral Home, 904 East Leon Street, Gatesville, TX 76528 tinyurl.com/ScottsFHmGatesville
Gatesville Briefing: 1210
Flagline Establishment: 1225 +/- Once the Funeral Service begins; we will strike the flagline and procede to the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery to await arrival of the family.
1. IF YOU ARE COMING TO COPPERAS COVE FROM POINTS EAST: Remember that our commander in chief will be in the Fort Hood area. You may want to avoid Hwy 190 for the duration of his visit. Talk to Joker or Bear about alternate routes to Copperas Cove! (I get lost in my own backyard.)
2. Be at stagings ON TIME and topped off.
Ride Captain: Ron “Joker” Smith; 254.415.8204; firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Ride Captain/Flag Wrangler: Barry “Bear” Dahlquist; 254.317.9977; email@example.com
Staging Time: 1410
Staging Location: The cul-de-sac between the Walk of Heroes and the Memorial Shelter at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery located off TX 195 just south of Killeen, TX tinyurl.com/CenTexVetsCeme
Briefing: 1415 – Upon clearance and at the direction of the Ride Captain, we will move to the shelter, set up the flags and await arrival of the procession.
Ride Captain: Mary “Marebear” Gregory; 254.458.2120; MGregory2@hot.rr.com
WX: Sunny, with a high near 80. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Note: 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 Army & Texas Army National Guard Retiree and Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran for his selfless service to our Great Nation.
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