Confirmed mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the funeral service for Mr. John Tschirhart, a decorated WWII veteran who flew 35 combat missions over Nazi-occupied Europe as a B-17 bombardier. Among other commendations he was awarded the French Legion of Honor medal. More information about Mr. Tshirhart's life and service can be found here: obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=John-Tschirhart&lc=4887&pid=182288054&mid=7150837
Date/Time: Sunday, 13 November 2016. Funeral service scheduled for 2 pm.
Location: Cook-Walden Forest Oaks Memorial Park, 6300 W William Cannon Dr, Austin, TX 78749. This is the Oak Hill Cook Walden location. We will stage at the funeral home.
Map link: https://goo.gl/maps/p5aBq7qh6eR2
12:45 pm– 1:15 pm Staging
1:15 pm – Briefing
1:30 pm – Flag line
Wx: Hi 72 deg, partly cloudy
Notes: Bring a bottle of water for yourself and one for a friend. At the start of the funeral service we will strike the flag line and prepare a second flag line for the interment service immediately following at the adjacent cemetery.