Confirmed Mission: The family of Conrado Nira has invited the PGR to participate in his funeral and interment services. Mr. Nira is a combat veteran of two wars, serving in the US Army during WWII, 1943 – 46, and again in Korea, 1950-51, where he was a heavy weapons specialist. He was wounded in Korea and awarded the Purple Heart. When asked in later years about his rank in the military, he would refer to himself as a "bullet stopper". His obituary can be seen here: obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=CONRADO-NIRA&lc=1257&pid=179971625&mid=6927297
Date/Time: Monday, 16 May 2016, 10:00 am.
Location: Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 110 W Rio Grande St, Taylor, TX 76574. We will stage at the church.
Map Link: https://goo.gl/maps/GYHK7vidvqk
8:45 – 9:15 am staging
9:15 am briefing with flag line to follow
Wx: High 83, 30% rain chance.
Notes: Please arrive fed, fueled, and hydrated. Following the funeral mass we will join an LEO escorted procession for the short ride to Our Lady of Guadalupe Cemetery, where will establish a second flag line for the interment service.
Ride Captain: Keith Brown, (512) 422-6310, email@example.com
Flag Wrangler: Don Ferguson
We are quickly losing our brave veterans from this era. Please attend this mission to honor Mr. Nira for his selfless service.