MSgt Gaylan Sampson, 80, USAF (Ret), Bastrop, TX, 09 FEB 2019

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    Confirmed mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the funeral service for MSgt Gaylan Sampson. MSgt Sampson entered the US Air Force in 1956 and served 32 years.

    Additional information about his life can be read here:

    Date/Time: Saturday, 09 February 2019. Funeral service at 2 pm.

    Location: Bastrop Providence Funeral Home, 2079 Highway 71 East, Bastrop, Texas 78602. We will stage at the funeral home.
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    12:50 – 1:20 pm – Staging
    1:20 pm – Briefing
    1:30 pm – Flag line

    Wx: Hi 47 deg, cloudy with occasional showers for the afternoon. Chance of rain 40%

    Notes: Bring a bottle of water for yourself and one for a friend. Cage it if weather dictates. This is a flag line only at the funeral home. Following the start of the service we will strike the flag line a depart quietly.

    Ride Captain: Keith Brown,, (512) 422-6310
    Flag Wrangler: Nicki Campbell

    Please attend to show honor and gratitude for the long and faithful service of this airman.


    8 patriot guard members braved the cold today in Bastrop. There was enough room to get out of the wind which helped. Even with the cold it was an honor to stand the line for MSgt. Gaylan Sampson.

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