Wounded warrior home presentation, Cpl Sebastian Gallegos, Kyle, TX, 17 June 2024

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    markwells
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    Confirmed Mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the new home presentation for a wounded warrior. The Helping a Hero foundation has built a home for USMC Cpl Sebastian Gallegos who was wounded by an IED in Afghanistan in 2010.  The PGR participated in the ground breaking ceremony in Dec 2023, and the home is now complete.

    Read more about Cpl Gallegos here.

    Date/Time: Monday, 17 June 2024.  Timeline below.

    Staging location:  Cul-de-sac in front of the model home at the Lennar at Plum Creek development.  140 Carmello, Kyle, TX 78640. map link

    Timeline:
    9:00 am – 9:30 am Staging
    9:30 am – Briefing
    KSU at the direction of the ride captain for the ride over to the new home.

    Wx: TBD

    Ride Captain: Gary Mayers, texanat6@aol.com, (512) 797-6613
    Flag Wrangler: None

    Notes: This will be a procession only from the staging location to the home site, about 1 mile.  There will NOT be a PGR flag line.  Once we arrive we’ll dismount and attend the ceremony.

    Please attend to honor this wounded warrior and celebrate his new purpose built home.

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    Gary Mayers
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    Today is the day the Lennar home builders will be turning over the key to Cpl Sebastian Gallegos. Back in December just 6 months ago the Patriot Guard riders were invited to a ground breaking ceremony for USMC Cpl Sebastian Gallegos (Ret) who was wounded by an IED in Afghanistan in 2010.

    Today 4 riders showed to lead the procession from the model home to the now finished home for Cpl Gallegos and his family. It is a very hot day with only breaks when the clouds moved in to block the sun. At 10:05 Grayson McGovern gave us the go to lead out, along with one law enforcement vehicle, two fire trucks followed by the two golf carts. The first cart was for Charlie Coleman Division President and colleagues from Lennar Austin. The second cart was for Cpl Sebastian Gallegos (Ret), and his family.

    Rounding the corner to the home site was a big surprise because when we were here in December the whole area was bare land and now completely filled with new homes. As we approached a line of people packed both sides of the road waving flags and clapping to show support to Cpl Gallegos. We dismounted and joined the ceremony. After the first guest started to speak they had to stop the ceremony because the fire trucks had to pack up and respond to a fire call. The high school color guard presented the colors. A 9 year old girl sang the star spangled banner. Following all the guest speakers a 13 year old girl sang God bless the USA. The key to the home was presented to Sebastian and he stood at the podium to talk about his family life and thanking all who attended. Thanks to Lennar for building the home and to Cabela’s for donations to build the home.

    To Cpl Gallegos, and family. Enjoy your new home.
    God Bless

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