Confirmed mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the funeral service for LTC Leon Leeper. LTC Leeper attended Texas A&M University and entered the Army immediately upon graduation. He served in post-war Korea and two tours in Vietnam, retiring from the Army after 22 years of service. His son-in-law tells us he was also a life long motorcycle enthusiast and loved his Harleys. More information about LTC Leeper's life can be found here: http://www.ramseyfuneral.com/memsol.cgi?user_id=1849510
9:45 am – 10:15 am Staging
10:15 am – Briefing
10:25 am – Flag line
Wx: Hi 91 deg, partly cloudy, 20% rain chance
Notes: Start hydrating the day before and bring a bottle of water for yourself and one for a friend. This mission is a flag line only at the funeral home. LTC Leeper is to be interred at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen at 1 pm the same day. Centex PGR will participate in that service.
There is no LEO escorted procession from Georgetown to Killeen. However the Austin Ride Captain will select 2 – 4 big flag motorcycle volunteers to accompany the coach and family to CTSVC. Upon arrival at the cemetery they will fall under the direction of the Centex PGR ride captain.