CONFIRMED CENTEX MISSION
SFC Gregory Joseph Thompkins, US Army
Retired, Desert Storm Veteran, Killeen, TX
The family of Sergeant First Class Gregory Thompkins has requested the presence and participation of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Funeral Service and Interment of their Loved One.
He proudly served in the US Army, retiring after 20 years, after which he worked with the Department of Veterans Affairs in Temple.
Date: Monday, 4 Feb 13
Staging Time: 0905
Staging Location: Heritage Funeral Home, 425 East Central TX Expressway, Harker Heights, TX 76548 tinyurl.com/ykskupz
Flagline Establishment: 0925 +/- Once the Funeral Service begins, we will strike the flagline and prepare to participate in the procession.
Note: Be at staging ON TIME and topped off.
Ride Captain: Ron “Joker” Smith; 254.415.8204; firstname.lastname@example.org
Flag Wrangler: CJ "CeeJ" Foy; 254.317.8226; email@example.com
Staging Time: 1105
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: 1110 – 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: David "MarineMajor" Dunn; 512.818.2531; firstname.lastname@example.org
WX: Partly sunny, with a high near 69. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
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 Retiree for his selfless service to our Great Nation.