Dana (Danny) M. Becker, 75, USMC/Vietnam veteran, Austin, TX, 12 FEB 2022

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    Confirmed mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the memorial service for Mr. Dana (Danny) Mark Becker. Mr. Becker enlisted in the USMC in July 1967.  He served one year in Vietnam, earning two purple hearts, and was transferred to the Marine Corps Reserve in Jan 1969.  He was honorably discharged July 1973 as a Corporal.

    More about his life can be read here: https://www.statesman.com/obituaries/p0189080

    Date/Time: Saturday, 12 February 2022. Memorial service begins at 1:00 pm.

    Location: Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St, Austin, TX 78703. Service will be at the LT Gen Thomas S. Bishop All Faiths Chapel. We will stage at the chapel parking lot.
    Map link: https://goo.gl/maps/SyTd2p1v7FZKj6Rv6

    Directions: Enter Camp Mabry off of West 35th Street at Maintenance Drive. At the main gate identify yourself as attending the Becker memorial and follow the route in the map link to the vicinity of the chapel. Park away from the chapel in an adjacent parking lot.

    11:45  – 12:20 pm – Staging
    12:20 pm – Briefing
    12:30 pm – Flag line at the direction of the ride captain.

    Wx: Hi 58 deg, mostly sunny, breezy

    Notes: After the start of the memorial service we will strike the flag line and depart quietly. Be advised that a valid government issued ID is required to enter Camp Mabry. Motorcycle riders must wear helmet, eye protection, gloves, and appropriate footwear. Do not carry a weapon onto the post.

    Ride Captain: Keith Longacre, keithlongacre@att.net, (512) 751-8955
    Flag Wrangler: Max Vasquez

    Please attend to show honor and gratitude for this marine’s brave service to our nation.


    7 Loyal patriots showed up today to brave the cold wet rain & wind. Max staged several flags early & made a very patriotic image. Mr. Becker’s daughters took pictures & thanked us for showing such honor & respect for their dad. Thanks guys for being there for our fallen. U are special.

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