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Honor Mission
Albert Thompson, Veteran
USA – WWII
Omaha, Nebraska – 05-21-20

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The family of Albert Thompson, 92, Omaha, Nebraska, United States Army Air Corps, has requested the Patriot Guard Riders participate in his funeral, escort and graveside service.  Our Hero served his country with the United States Army Air Corps at Offutt Air Force Base.  He was awarded the WWII Victory Medal.  The USAAC was the aerial warfare service component of the US Army between 1926 and 1941, at which time the USAAC became the US Army Air Forces until the Department of the Air Force was established in 1947.  Our Hero, Veteran Albert Thompson, continued his life of service as a Catholic Acolyte, with much of his time devoted to working with Veterans at the Thomas Fitzgerald Veterans Home.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 05-21-20
Staging: 9:30 AM

Comfort Inn & Suites, South parking lot
72nd & Grover Streets, I-80 exit #449
Omaha, Nebraska 68106

Ride Captains:

Scott Knudsen
jscottknudsen@hotmail.com
402-680-7598
Mike Hendrick
mhendrickomaha@yahoo.com
402-660-4353

Special Instructions:

Riders meeting: 9:45 AM
Clutches out: 10:00 AM
Eta: 10:20 AM, St John Vianney Catholic Church, 5801 Oak Hills Drive, Omaha, NE. 68137
Flag-line: 10:30 AM
Service: 11:00 AM, burial will follow the service at Calvary Cemetery, 7710 West Center Road, Omaha, 68124. PGR shall stand a flag-line during the graveside service.  Weather permitting, PGR will provide a motorcycle escort to the cemetery.  Safety being paramount, ride only if conditions permit.  The Nebraska Patriot Guard Riders have been recognized by the National Safety Council and the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety for adhering to and promoting motorcycle safety.  Ride Alert – Ride Safe.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Scott Knudsen
Position: Nebraska State Captain

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