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Honor Mission
Billy G. Hitt, Retired
USA – Vietnam
Leavenworth, Kansas – 09-18-20


Billy G. Hitt spent twenty years and eleven days in the United States Army. He was an OH-58 helicopter pilot in Vietnam having served two tours in Vietnam. During his service, he was awarded the Army Commendation Medal; the Vietnam Service Medal; the Vietnam Campaign Medal w/Device 1960; the Army Aviator Badge; the National Defense Service Medal; the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry w/ Palm and the Sharpshooter Badge (Carbine).

Staging Time: 10:30am

Leavenworth National Cemetery
150 Muncie Road
Leavenworth, Kansas 66048

Ride Captain:

Ron “Grumpy” Wurtele 683-4652

Special Instructions:

Riders Meet Family at Cemetery Office: 10:30 A.M.
Funeral Service at the Shelter: 11:00 A.M.
1. Masks are required at the shelter.
2. PGR will provide a bugler for the funeral.
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.

Submitted By: Ronald Wurtele
Position: Kansas Ride Captain

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