Welcome Home, SGT John Binder, Round Rock, TX, 22 Aug 2010

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    SGT John Binder will be returning to Round Rock from his 2nd Iraq tour, and his family has invited the PGR to help welcome him home. SGT Binder, his wife, and young child will be driving from Ft Bragg and are expected to arrive in Round Rock for dinner at a restaurant with his family about 5 pm.

    We will set up our welcome home flag line on the street in front of his house and be in place for their arrival home after dinner.

    Date/Time: Sunday, 22 August. Time, late afternoon.

    Staging Location: Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, 15821 Central Commerce Dr, Pflugerville, TX 78660. This is the former Water Tank Too and Doc's Motorworks location.
    Directions: From IH-35, take the Grand Avenue Pkwy exit, go east 0.5 mi to Central Commerce Drive. Turn right, the restaurant is 0.6 mi down on your left. Map link: tinyurl.com/RioGrandePfluger

    4:30 – 5:30 pm staging/eats
    5:30 – 5:45 pm KSU to SGT Binders home, 5 minutes away, with flag line upon arrival.

    Wx: Mostly sunny, high temp 101. Please bring your own drinking water.

    Notes: The timing on this mission is subject to change, so please monitor your email and the website over the weekend for a last minute update. Semper Gumby.

    Ride Captain: Chuck Murphy, W9CTM@Hotmail.com, 512-417-2744
    Flag Wrangler: Mark Wells

    Please join us for a fun event in welcoming home SGT Binder and thanking him for his service.


    I just changed my info on line and a new email address so I hope it all works properly. It has been over 9 months since I last joined a mission but I just can't take off during the week or every other Saturday due to trying to hold on to my job.
    I will be making the one today welcoming home SGT Binder.
    Shade Tree


    Thanks, Mark. That is a memory for SGT. Binder and his family that they will never forget.
    Thanks to everyone that was there.

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