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Honor Mission
Benjamin Edwin Sims, Veteran
USAF
Pensacola, Florida – 03-01-19

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The Patriot Guard has been invited by the family of Airman 2nd Class Benjamin E. Sims, United States Air Force, to stand in his honor and escort him to Barrancas National Cemetery. Airman Sims honorably served in the United States Air Force. Services will be held at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, 140 West Government Street, Pensacola, Fl at 10:00 am. Honors will follow at Barrancas National Cemetery at 12:00, Site A.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 03-01-19
Staging Time: 9:45 a.m.

Whataburger
417 Gregory St
Pensacola, Florida

Ride Captain:

Darryl “Stew” Stewart
(850) 380-2095
stew99@bellsouth.net

Special Instructions:

Naval Air Station requires long sleeve shirts and trousers, long fingered gloves, DOT approved helmets, leather footwear covering the ankles and proper eye protection. This attire will always be worn while riding aboard the base.
10:30 am – Safety briefing for all riders
10:45 am – KSU to St Joseph’s Catholic Church
11:00 am – Arrival at St Joseph’s Catholic Church
11:30 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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March 1
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6 Comments

  1. My sincere condolences to the Family and Friends of Benjamin Edwin Sims. Rest in Peace, Hero.

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

  2. My Condolences go out to family and friends of USAF Veteran, Benjamin Edwin Sims may you rest in peace and God be with you, Thank you for your service.

  3. My sincere condolences to the family of this True American Hero. Rest in Peace my Brother, we have the watch.

    David E. Olmstead
    FL RC
    CDR, USN (RET)
    1966-1991

    “For those who fought for it, Freedom has a flavor the Protected will never know.”

  4. My sincere condolences to the family and the friends of Benjamin Sims. May God wrap you in His love and may your faith keep you strong during this most trying time. May your memories of Benjamin fill your moments of quiet and solitude when you reflect back on a life well lived.
    Airman Benjamin Edwin Sims, US Air Force, may you rest in peace knowing that a grateful nation mourns the loss of a true American hero. You answered a nation’s call, serving your country proudly and valiantly. For that, we are eternally in your debt. Stand down brave warrior. Your mission is complete.

    Standing in memory of my father, Master Sergeant Henry L. (Hank) Ferguson, US Air Force, WWII veteran.

  5. We are sincerely sorry for a loss of an American Hero. Our condolences to the family. May he rest in Honored peace.

    Robert J. “Buffalo Bob” Collet Jr.
    Ride Captain Fla. PGR
    Member American Legion SAL/ALR
    Riding in Honor of Robert J. Collet Sgt. USA WW II

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