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American Heroes, Veteran
El Paso, Texas – 01-09-20



The Director of Fort. Bliss National Cemetery has requested the Patriot Guard Riders to stand a flag line during their quarterly service honoring the internment of our Unaccompanied Veterans and Last Roll Call Ceremony of Remembrance. This ceremony is to recognize those Veterans who were previously laid to rest without honors or with no family in attendance. These Veterans, referred to as Unaccompanied Veterans, are former service members who’s next of kin is unknown or loved ones could not attend their service. Many times, burial arrangements have been made by a public administrator, a VA medical center, or some other authorized entity. A substitute family member will be in attendance to accept the honorary draped flag. The name, rank and branch of service for each veteran will be recognized followed by Taps.

Staging Time: 2:00 pm

Fort Bliss National Cemetery
5200 Fred Wilson Ave.
El Paso, Texas 79906

Ride Captain:

Vaughn Nelson
(915) 667-9992

Special Instructions:

Location: West Shelter
Mission Brief: 2:15 pm
Flag Line: 2:30 pm
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Vaughn Nelson
Position: Texas Ride Captain

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Veterans Without Friends and Families
Bay Pines National Cemetery
St Petersburg, Florida
Tuesday, 04 JAN 11

Bay Pines National Cemetery in St. Petersburg, Florida, will have the interment ceremony for former services members that have passed away that didn’t have Family and Friends to set up a ceremony for them. Their names will be revealed during the services.

This is destined to be a National Program with the American Legion and Patriot Guard, as the word has been spreading about this National Travesty for the past year. (Veteran Without Families)

If you would like to ride over in a group, we will meet at American Legion Post 273 located at 600 American Legion Drive on Madeira Beach, Florida 33708 ( ) at 1400hrs and KSU at 1430hrs. Please come out and stand for these Veterans that at one point in time stood for us.

Please bring your 3’x5′ American Flag and stand as their family for these True American Heroes.

If you are unable to make it to the American Legion Post 273:

DATE: Tuesday, 04 JAN 11

Stage at:
Bay Pines National Cemetery
10,000 Bay Pines Blvd.
St. Petersburg, FL 33708

Staging Begins: 1400 hrs
Mission Brief: 1430 hrs
Set Flag Line: as directed at brief
Ceremony Begins: 1500 hrs

Mission Ride Captain: TBD

POC at The American Legion:

Randall (Tour Guide) McNabb-Director
American Legion Riders Post 273 <>

Respectfully Submitted by:
Al ‘Dawdy’ Kauffman
Florida Asst. State Captain
Cell 352-267-2609


January 4, 2011
9:00 am - 11:00 am

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