Confirmed Mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the memorial service for Col Henry Lee Graves, Jr. Col Graves served 26 years in the USAF, 1969 – 1995, including deployment to the Vietnam war. His final assignment was as base commander at Bergstrom AFB in Austin, Colonel Lee Graves turned out the lights and gave the keys to the City of Austin for the future home of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. The end of an era, the 924th Fighter Group “Outlaws” left the building.
An obituary has not yet been posted.
Date/Time: Saturday, 12 June 2021. Funeral service begins at 2 pm, with a flyover salute at 3 pm.