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Honor Mission
American Heroes
Fort Gibson, Oklahoma – 03-04-20

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The Jack C Montgomery VA Medical Center and the Fort Gibson National Cemetery have invited the Patriot Guard Riders to stand with them and their “No One Attending” Memorial Service as they honor all Veterans interred at Fort Gibson National Cemetery during the month of December/January/February 2020 that had no family or friends attending their service. This will be a Flag/Respect Line at the Committal Shelter.  Please encourage all your friends and family to be a part of this service and services like this throughout our country.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 03-04-20
Staging Time: 2:00pm

Fort Gibson National Cemetery
1423 Cemetery Rd
Fort Gibson, Oklahoma

Ride Captain:

Mike “Penni” Pennington
wmp8843@cox.net 918-557-1030

Special Instructions:

Mandatory Briefing: 2:15 hours
Service time is 3:00pm
Weather: Forecast 60 Partly Cloudy
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: William Pennington
Position: Oklahoma Ride 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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March 4
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  1. https://www.patriotguard.org/mission/no-one-attending/

    END OF MISSION REPORT: No One Attending Memorial Service, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Fort Gibson, OK

    Wednesday, 04 March 2020 was a cool and cloudy Oklahoma day. The PGR staged and briefed at Fort Gibson National Cemetery Committal Shelter. Flags were posted around the Committal Shelter prior to the service. Chaplain Forrest Kirk from the Muskogee VA Hospital was in charge of todays service. At the conclusion of Chaplain Kirk’s message, Haskell VFW Honor Guard came forward. A three round volley was fired, Taps were played by Buglers Across America, the flag was folded and presented to a representative of Fort Gibson National Cemetery. The PGR Invocation Letter was read, a copy for each Hero was presented to the FGNC staff to be mailed to their families. The service was closed and all in attendance were dismissed. Posted flags were retrieve and prepared for the next mission. “Thank you” to all who participated in todays Memorial Service.

    We honored the following veterans:

    Robert Massey, USAF, Korea
    Donald Mathews, US Army, Korea
    Stephen Webster Jr, US Army, Vietnam
    Harry Dennis, US Navy, Korea/Vietnam
    Janice Jones, US Navy, Vietnam
    Harry Dalvine, USMC, WWII/Korea
    David Hartley, US Army, Vietnam
    Charles Andrews, USAF, Vietnam
    Dominick Civale, US Army, Korea
    Ellsworth Noel, US Navy, Vietnam
    Thomas Hyde, USAF, Vietnam
    Stanley Bech, US Navy,
    Phillip Landry, USAF,
    Robert Marecek, US Army, WWII
    Harlan White, USMC, WWII
    Cameron Pundt, US Navy, Vietnam
    Percy Taylor Jr, US Navy, Vietnam
    Gregg Layman Jr, US Navy, WWII
    William Sherwood Jr, USAF,
    Terry Goodnow, USAF, Korea
    Harry Hering, US Army, Vietnam

    THE NATION THAT FORGETS ITS DEFENDERS WILL ITSELF BE FORGOTTEN, I PRAY THAT WE NEVER FORGET “THE DEFENDERS OF OUR FREEDOM”

    Respectfully submitted:
    Mike “Penni” Pennington

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