February 5, 2009 at 12:34 pm #837December 12, 2012 at 12:18 am #3896
CONFIRMED CENTEX MISSION
SP5 Robert Holderby, US Army, Vietnam Veteran, Gatesville, TX
The family of Specialist 5 Robert Holderby has requested the presence and participation of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Funeral Service and Interment of their Loved One.
Robert served a tour in Vietnam where he was afflicted with Agent Orange, eventually becoming 100 percent disabled. Upon returning to the States, he occupied himself by being active in the Disabled American Veterans, the Exchange Club and the Lion's Club.
Date: Thursday, 13 Dec 12
Copperas Cove Staging Time: 0810
Copperas Cove Staging Location: Chevron/Mickey's, 2101 US 190, Copperas Cove, TX 76522 tinyurl.com/ChevronCC
Copperas Cove Briefing: 0815
Copperas Cove KSU: 0820
Gatesvillie Staging Time: 0910
Gatesville Staging Location: Scott’s Funeral Home, 904 East Leon Street, Gatesville, TX 76528 tinyurl.com/ScottsFHmGatesville
Gatesville Briefing: 0915
Flagline Establishment: 0925 +/- Once the Funeral Service begins; we will strike the flagline and proceed together to CTSVC for the Interment.
1. Be at stagings ON TIME and topped off.
2. We WILL NOT participate in the procession to Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, but will proceed together to CTSVC for the Interment.
Ride Captain/Flag Wrangler: Ron “PACMan” Decker; 254.526.8265, 254.383.6281; email@example.com
Assistant Ride Captain: Mary “Marebear” Gregory; 254.458.2120; MGregory2@hot.rr.com
For those able to attend only the Interment Service, the following is submitted:
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
Note: Hydrate well prior, bring water for yourself and a buddy and dress with consideration of the weather conditions.
WX: Sunny, with a high near 63. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Please join us in honoring this Vietnam Veteran for his selfless service to our Great Nation and his Community.
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