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Honor Mission
Alan Jeffery Bates, Veteran
Pensacola, Florida  03-19-19


The family of SP4 Alan Jeffery Bates (58) has invited the Patriot Guard Riders to escort him to Barrancas National Cemetery and stand a silent flag line in his honor. SP4 Bates honorably served in the United States Army from 9 Jan 1985 until 8 Jan 1988. He earned the following military awards and decorations: Army Service Ribbon, Air Crewman Badge, Army Good Conduct, Sharpshooter Badge.

Staging Time: 10:00 am

5480 Pensacola Blvd
Pensacola, Florida

Ride Captain:

Harry Salzer (Old Doc)
251 716 0417

Special Instructions:

Naval Air Station requires long sleeve shirts or jacket, long trousers, long fingered gloves, DOT Approved helmets, leather foot wear covering the ankles, and appropriate eye protection while riding on board the base.
10:45 am – Briefing for all riders
11:00 am – KSU to Faith Chapel South
11:15 am – KSU to Barrancas National Cemetery
12:00 pm – Honors at Barrancas National Cemetery Site “A”
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Ray Doyle
Position: Florida Assistant State Captain

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  1. My sincere condolences to the Family and Friends of Alan Jeffery Bates. Rest in Peace, Hero.

    JJ Bishop, PGR
    SGT (Ret.), Henrico County Police, Virginia
    MCPO (Ret.), USCGR
    Hudson, FL

  2. Our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Alan Bates. May the peaceful moments and  cherished memories bring you renewed strength in the days to come. Your faith will keep you  strong during this time of sorrow. Hero, you may stand down, we have the watch.
    Jim & Diana Robers
    US Navy 1961-1981
    US Merchant Marine 1985-2007
    Standing in memory of
    Howard Robers, Father, US Army WWII
    Elmer Robers, Uncle, US Army WWII
    Harry Fleming, Uncle, US Army WWII

  3. Rest In Peace Hero. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. You are not forgotten.

    Standing for those who stood for us.

  4. My sincere condolences to the Family and Friends of Alan Jeffery Bates.
    May surviving family and friends find strength in acknowledgement that Alan was willing to sacrifice all that another might taste or maintain liberty and stood courageously where few dare tread and for such dedication to nation, duty, and service rendered, is so remembered and honored among patriots.

  5. My Condolences go out to family and friends of US Army Veteran, Alan Jeffery Bates may you rest in peace and God be with you, Thank you for your service.

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