(Centex) SSG John L Schall, 73, US Army Retired, Vietnam Veteran, of Nolanville, TX

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    SSG John L Schall, 73, US Army
    Retired, Vietnam Veteran, of Nolanville, TX

    The family of Staff Sergeant John Schall has requested the presence and participation of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Funeral Service and Interment of their Loved One.

    John served in the US Army with honor until his retirement May of 02. While serving he received a Bronze Star Medal; a Purple Heart; the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm; the Vietnam Service Medal; the Air Medal (3d Oak leaf Cluster); the Army Commendation Medal; and the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal to name a few. John was very proud of his service to our Country and enjoyed sharing the stories of his tours in Vietnam. He also retired from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and later worked for HEB in Killeen for a short time. John's full obituary may be found here: obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=John-Schall&lc=1795&pid=166400277&mid=5631414

    Date: Thursday, 15 Aug 13


    Staging Time: 0935

    Staging Location: Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, 1615 South Fort Hood St, Killeen, TX 76542 tinyurl.com/ykp5q6o

    Briefing: 0945

    Flagline Establishment: 0955 +/- Once the Funeral Service begins; we will strike the flagline and prepare to participate in the procession to the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.

    Note: Be at staging ON TIME and topped off.

    Ride Captain: Ron “PACMan” Decker; 254.526.8265, 254.383.6281; krdecker@embarqmail.com

    Assistant Ride Captain: Mary “Marebear” Gregory; 254.458.2120; Mgregory2@hot.rr.com


    Staging Time: 1115

    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: 1120 – 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: CJ “CeeJ” Foy; 254.317.8226; foy@foyco.com

    WX: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 99. East northeast wind around 5 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, Vietnam Veteran for his selfless service to our Great Nation.

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