Confirmed Mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the funeral service for Mr. Thomas Gregory Roznowski. Mr. Roznowski joined the Navy in August 1968 and was commissioned as a Lieutenant JG in December 1968. He was assigned to the USS Coral Sea (CVA-43) as a Naval Combat Information Officer and deployed to the South China Sea in support of Naval Combat Operations in North Vietnam. As a Combat Information Officer, he oversaw flight operations. Tom received an honorable discharge in November 1971, after which he spent 15 years as a member of the Navy Reserves, leaving the service as a lieutenant commander.
Four Austin PGR Riders attended the Honor Flag Line for LCDR Roznowski despite the cold and misty morning. One intrepid soul, Patti, even rode her Can-Am. We were honored to be Joined by Jeff Wike, Brother in Law of the deceased and Deputy State Ride Captain, PGR, from Bedford, TX. The family was very appreciative of our presence.