CONFIRMED CENTEX MISSION
SSgt Michael Stratten, Active Duty, USAF
The Family of Staff Sergeant Michael Stratten has requested the presence and participation of the Patriot Guard Riders in the Funeral and Interment of their Loved One on Wednesday, 02 Nov 11 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen with interment to follow at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.
Date: Wednesday, 02 Nov 11
Staging Time: 1030
Staging Location: Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, 1615 S Fort Hood St, Killeen, TX 76542 tinyurl.com/ykp5q6o
Flagline Establishment: 1055 +/- Once the service has begun, we will break down the flagline and prepare to participate in the procession bringing Michael to his final resting place at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.
Ride Captain: Ron "Joker" Smith;254.415.8204; Ron.Smith4950@hot.rr.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: 1205
Staging Location: The cul-de-sac between the Walk of Heroes and the Memorial Shelter at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, located on Hwy 195 just south of Killeen, TX.
Briefing: 1210 – Once briefed and at the direction of the Ride Captain, we will move to the shelter, set up the flags and await the arrival of the procession.
Ride Captain: David "MarineMajor" Dunn; 512.818.2531; email@example.com
WX: Partly cloudy and with a high of near 87. Winds from the NNW 13 MPH.
1. Arrive at staging on time and topped off.
2. Please arrive hydrated, bring water for yourself and a buddy and dress with consideration of the weather conditions.
Please join us in honoring this US Air Force Airman for his selfless service to our Great Nation.