CONFIRMED CENTEX MISSION
SFC Rhuben R. Bell, US Army
Retired, Vietnam Veteran, Killeen, TX
The family of Sergeant First Class Rhuben R. Bell has requested the presence of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Interment of their Loved One.
SFC Bell's tours of duty included Ft Mammoth, NJ; Vietnam; St Louis, MO; Korea; Ft Riley, KS; Berlin, GE; and Ft Hood, TX. He received numerous medals, including the Army Occupation Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with two Bronze Service Stars, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, and the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm Device. His faithful service at Grace Christian included Elder, Greeter, Men's Ministry, and Meals Made with Grace. He was a great cook, known for his barbecue skills. Rhuben kept his post in the front foyer and was lovingly known as the “Door Keeper.”
Date: Monday, 17 Dec 12
Staging Time: 1430
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: 1435 – Upon clearance and at the direction of the Ride Captain, we will move to the shelter and await arrival of the procession.
WX: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Northwest wind 5 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.