Confirmed mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the funeral service for LaMarquis Jerrell Thomas. Mr. Thomas entered the US Army in 2009 and served 4.5 years. He earned the National Defense Service and Global War on Terror service medals.
Information about his life can be read here : https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/statesman/obituary.aspx?n=lamarquis-jerrell-thomas-marcus&pid=195013231&fhid=15137
Date/Time: Tuesday, 14 January 2020. Funeral service starts at 10 am.
Location: Greater Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 4301 Tannehill Ln, Austin, TX 78721. We will stage at the church.
map link: https://goo.gl/maps/5MpZpHqnbufuPedc8
8:50 – 9:20 am – Staging
9:20 am – Briefing
9:30 am – Flag line
Wx: High 75 deg, mostly cloudy
Notes: Be advised there is significant road construction in this area. Allow a few extra minutes to get to the church. Following the start of the funeral service we will strike the flag line and depart quietly.
Ride Captain: Keith Longacre, email@example.com, (512) 751-8955
Flag Wrangler: Don Ferguson
Please attend to show honor and gratitude for this young man's service to our nation.