Confirmed mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the memorial service for Mr. Leslie E. Clawson. Mr. Clawson served in the US Marine Corps and was honorably discharged 1952 as a PFC. No other details of his time in the military are available.
8:50 – 9:20 am – Staging
9:20 am – Briefing
9:30 am – Flag line
Wx: Hi 65 deg, 60% rain chances.
Notes: Cage it if weather dictates. Following the start of the funeral service we will strike the flag line and relocate to the nearby Weir Cemetery to form a second flag line for the burial service immediately following. The Ride Captain may designate a few big flag bikes to accompany the procession from the church to the cemetery.
Mission Summary: Ride Captain Warren Longacre
Completed Mission: Leslie E. Clawson was 85 and served in the USMC. PFC Clawson was honorably discharged in 1952. He is survived by his wife of 66 years and 5 sons. The weather was cold and damp however 7 PGR stood in the flag line. Mr. Clawson’s Wife and Sons walked the flag line and thanked all the PGR. When the service was over 3 big flag bikes escorted the procession to the Cemetery. We fulfilled our mission with respect. Thanks to Don for wrangling the flags and thanks to all the PG Riders.