Oran F. Graham, 87, USAF veteran, Austin, TX, 02 OCT 2019

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    Confirmed Mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the funeral and interment services for Mr. Oran F. Graham. Mr. Graham served in the US Air Force and USAF Reserves from 1952 to 1960. He left the service as an Airman First Class.

    His obituary can be found here when posted: https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/austin-tx/oran-graham-8867872

    Date/Time: Wednesday, 02 October 2019. Funeral service scheduled for 11 am, with burial to follow at Austin Memorial Park Cemetery.

    Location: Cook Walden Funeral Home, 6100 North Lamar, Austin, TX 78752. This is the location across the street from the DPS headquarters. We will stage at the funeral home. Park on the South side of the building.  
    Map link: https://goo.gl/maps/x5hcLmbBP112

    9:50 – 10:20 am – Staging
    10:20 am – Briefing
    10:30 am – Flag line

    Wx: Hi 95 deg, partly cloudy

    Notes: We will form a flag line at the funeral home prior to the start of the service. Be advised there is a visitation prior to the funeral. Friends and family will be arriving during our staging period.

    Once the service begins we will strike the flag line and stand by to join the law enforcement escorted procession to the nearby Austin Memorial Park Cemetery where we will form a second flag line for the interment portion.

    Ride Captain: Warren Longacre, longacre@austin.rr.com, (512) 755-4163
    Flag Wrangler: Don Ferguson

    Please attend to honor this airman's service to our nation.


    The Austin PGR stood in a Flag Line to honor Airman First Class Oran F Graham, 87 of Austin.Oran trained as an auto mechanic in USAF. He continued being an auto mechanic in private life.We had 12 PGR standing for Airman First Class Oran F Graham. Austin LEO led us to the cemetery where we set up a second Flag Line. The Family thanks the PGR for being there for Oran.
    F/W Don Ferguson (thanks Don great job).
    R/C Warren Longacre

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