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Honor Mission
Alexander “Alex” Blake Klass
USA , ARNG
McMinnville, Oregon – 07-26-20

ABOUT THE MISSION:

There will be a flag line to honor the life and service of Alexander “Alex” Blake Klass. Alex joined the Oregon Army National Guard on 17 January 2019 to be an 11B with HHC 2nd/162nd Infantry, 41st BCT. He attended OSUT at Ft. Benning, Ga where he earned the coveted title of 11B Infantryman on 16 August 2019. Upon his return to Oregon, he was transferred to B Co 2/162nd INF Reg. On 12 November 2019, his entire Platoon transferred to D Co 2/162nd INF REG for deployment to Camp Novo Selo, Kosovo. Alex served as a rifleman in 3rd Squad 4th Platoon as part of the NBN KFOR 27 Rotation. During the deployment, he was promoted to PFC (E3). He earned the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, the Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/M device, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Medal, the NATO non Article 5 Medal (Balkans), the Oregon Meritorious Service Medal, and the Oregon Superior Soldier Award. Alex loved two things in his life, his Family and being in the US Army serving his Country. Please join us as we pay our respects and honor his service to our nation.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 07-26-20
Staging Time: 9:00 am

Macy’s Funeral Home
135 NE Evans St
McMinnville, Oregon 97128
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Ride Captain:

Darrell Ohnmacht

Special Instructions:

Briefing: 9:15 am
Flagline Set: 9:30 am
Service Begins: 10:00 am
Flagline Dismissed to Phase II
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 07-26-20
Staging Time: 11:00am

Evergreen Cemetery
7961 OR-99W,
McMinnville, Oregon 97128
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Ride Captain:

Darrell Ohnmacht

Special Instructions:

Briefing: 11:15 am
KSU Family from Funeral home to Evergreen: 11:30 am
Flagline Set: 11:30 am
Service Begins: 12:00 pm
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Smokie Parrack
Position:NW OR District Captain

Note: You do not have to own/ride a motorcycle or be a veteran to join, and membership is Free. The only requirement is RESPECT! To subscribe to receive mission notices, log into the National Site and click on the Members tab at the top. Select the Subscribe to PGR Missions option.
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July 26
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