CONFIRMED CENTEX MISSION
SFC Steve Ervin Matthews, 59, US Army, Retired
The family of Sergeant First Class Steve Matthews has requested the presence of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Inurnment of their Loved One.
Steve entered the US Army at the age of 17 and served 21 years before retiring from Active Duty. In 1991, he began working for civil service in Ft Shafter, HI. He later moved to Oklahoma, where he worked as an ammunitions specialist at the McAlester Army Ammunitions Plant. He had a combined total of service for 42 years for the United States government.
Date: Friday, 5 Oct 12
Staging Time: 0805
Staging Location: The side of the road directly across from the Columbarium at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery located off TX 195 just south of Killeen, TX tinyurl.com/CenTexVetsCeme
Briefing: 0810 – 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.
Flagline Establishment: 0850 +/- At the direction of the Ride Captain.
WX: Sunny, with a high near 77.
Note: Hydrate well prior, bring water for yourself and a buddy and dress with consideration of the weather conditions.