Confirmed San Antonio Mission
LCpl. Benjamin Schmidt – Marine KIA
The Patriot Guard has been invited by the family to stand and honor LCpl. Benjamin Schmidt, Marine KIA, on Friday (Oct 14). LCpl. Schmidt was killed while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, and was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.
Interment services will be held at 2:30pm at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery with a memorial service to follow at the Pearl Stable. The Patriot Guard will form a flag line for the interment service, then move as a group to the Pearl Stable, where a flag line will be formed at the entrance until the memorial service starts at 4:00pm. There will not be a procession or police escort from Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery to the Pearl Stable. If available, please try to attend to honor one of our local Fallen Heroes and help support the family during their time of loss. Thank you.
** Helmets Are Required While Riding On Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery Grounds **
Date: Friday Oct 14 2011
Staging: 1:30pm w/Briefing at 1:45pm
Sam Houston Center
San Antonio, Tx
Map Link – g.co/maps/p2kn8
Please try to hydrate the night before
and eat prior to the mission