CONFIRMED CENTEX MISSION
T/SGT Herman "Mac" Ward, Jr, 91
US Army, WWII Veteran, Belton, TX
The family of Technical Sergeant (E7) "Mac" Ward has requested the presence and participation of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Funeral Service and Interment of their Loved One. This is the father of one of our Ride Captains, Wayne "Dub" Ward. If you recall, Dub's Mom just recently passed and now his Father has gone to join her.
"Mac" served in the European Theatre during WWII from 2 Oct 42 to 13 Oct 45. He was assigned to the 83d Division. The Division landed at Omaha Beach, 18 Jun 44.
Date: Saturday, 13 Oct 12
Staging Time: 0915
Staging Location: Dossman Funeral Home, 2525 North Main Street, Belton, TX 76513-1519 tinyurl.com/y8gcu4g
Flagline Establishment: 0925 +/- Once the Funeral Service begins; we will strike the flagline and prepare to participate in the procession to North Belton Cemetery.
WX: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
1. Be at staging ON TIME and topped off.
2. 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 WWII Veteran for his selfless service to our Great Nation.