POW/MIA ceremony, Austin, TX, 17 SEP 2011

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    The Patriot Guard Riders have once again been invited to participate in the annual POW/MIA ceremony on Saturday, 17 September 2011 at the Texas State Cemetery near downtown Austin.

    We have been asked to ride into the Texas State Cemetery from the north entrance precisely at 11:00 am with bike flags flying to open the event.

    Date/Time: Saturday, 17 September 2011. Ceremony scheduled to begin at 11:00 am.

    Staging Location: Old Safeway parking lot, located on the north bound IH35 frontage road between 11th and 12th street. Map link: tinyurl.com/rck4z6

    10:10 – 10:40 am staging
    10:40 am briefing
    10:50 am KSU to cemetery

    Wx: Partly cloudy, Low of 74, high of 94. Please don't forget your drinking water.

    Notes: We will depart the staging heading east on 11th street and ride in formation to the north entrance of the State Cemetery. We will turn left (east) and park on the sidewalk and dismount. We will then form a flag line for the duration of the event. We will also present a wreath made by Lyn von Roeder for the occasion.

    Ride Captain: Steve von Roeder, svroeder@sbcglobal.net, work phone 512-972-7746; home phone 512-837-3843; cell phone 512-230-2080
    Flag Wrangler: Lyn von Roeder


    Thanks to all who attended this mission. We had a good turn out .. it is important for all to remember those who have not returned ..

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