Confirmed mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the funeral service for Mr. Harold Wilkerson. Mr. Wilkerson served in the US Army for two years and the US Army reserves for an additional six years. He left the service as a PV2.
12:50 – 1:20 pm – Staging
1:20 pm – Briefing
1:25 pm – Flag line
Wx: Hi 95 deg, partly cloudy
Notes: Bring a bottle of water for yourself and one for a friend. This is a flag line only at the church. Be advised that a visitation will take place starting at 1 pm, so friends and family members will be arriving during our staging period. Burial will take place the next day in Keller, TX, with North Texas PGR in attendance.
Six Patriots stood for Army Veteran Harold Wilkerson. The large church provide welcomed shade for the flag line. A nephew of Mr. Wilkerson, "Chuck" who is a Patriot Guard Rider in the North Texas Region was there to greet us and thank us. Thanks to Don Ferguson for wrangling and providing water.