Benjamin “Michael” McBride, Veteran
USMC – Vietnam
St. Peters, Missouri – 10-05-20
ABOUT THE MISSION:
The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to honor Benjamin “Michael” McBride for his service to our country and community. Hero McBride served in the United States Marine Corps in the Vietnam War as an Auto Mechanic. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with I star, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Combat Action Ribbon, a Good Conduct Medal and the Rifle Expert Badge. He was also a Detective for the Olivette Police Department for more than 30 years. The Patriot Guard Riders will be privileged to stand a flag line of honor and respect and accompany his family and friends to the hollowed grounds at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery for his final military honors
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 10-05-20
Staging Time: 9:00 am
3998 Mid Rivers Mall Drive
St. Peters, Missouri 63376
We will have a ride meeting with a flag line to follow during his visitation at the church. After the 10:00 AM funeral service the family is planning to have a police escort and we will accompany them to Jefferson Barracks for Veteran Benjamin “Michael” McBride’s final military honors scheduled for 12:30 PM. You do not have to have a motorcycle to participate. Cages are always welcome. Weather forecast: mostly cloudy hi 60* – Low 45*. Remember to hydrate during and before this mission. Note: Please bring a mask as it is required at the church and at Jefferson Barracks. We will practice social distancing in order to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). If you are not feeling well the day of the mission or have symptoms of a cough, high temperature and shortness of breath please stay at home. Flag Support TBD.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.
Submitted By: John Faul
Position: Missouri Ride Captain
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