CONFIRMED CENTEX MISSION
SGM Jose Angel Alvarado, Jr, 75, US Army, Copperas Cove, TX
The family of Command Sergeant Major Jose Alvarado has requested the presence and participation of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Funeral Service and Inurnment of their Loved One.
Once Jose's obituary is published, you may find it here: obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Jose-Alvarado&lc=1796&pid=169748202&mid=5859886
Date: Monday, 24 Feb 14
Staging Time: 0940
Staging Location: Grace United Methodist Church, 101 W Avenue F, Copperas Cove, TX 76522-2125 tinyurl.com/GraceUntdMethodChrchCC
Flagline Establishment: 0955 +/- 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
Assistant Ride Captain/Flag Wrangler: Barry “Bear” Dahlquist; 254.317.9977; email@example.com
Staging Time: 1110
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 Yes, the service WILL be at the Shelter, not the Columbarium.
Briefing: 1115 – 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 from Copperas Cove.
Ride Captain: Mary “Marebear” Gregory; 254.458.2120; MGregory2@hot.rr.com
WX: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
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.