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Honor Mission
Bruce Jimmie Griffis, Veteran
USN, USNR
Glendale/Phoenix, Arizona – 11-04-19

ABOUT THE MISSION:
Bruce Jimmie Griffis was a United States Navy Veteran. Jimmie entered the United States Navy in 1956 on the last day of the Korean War. Jimmie served as an RD2, Radarman 2nd Class. In December of 1959, Jimmie was released from active duty and transferred to the United States Naval Reserve. His last Active Duty Assignment was aboard the USS Shangri-La (CVA-38). Jimmie was awarded the Good Conduct Medal. His reserve obligation was terminated in Jan of 1962 but he reenlisted and served until 1970 when he was Honorably Discharged. Jimmie continued to serve others as a 50 year member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles # 4534, Member of VFW Post 1433 in Glendale, American Legion Post 29 in Glendale, Loyal Order of Moose #2243 and the Elks Lodge #2729, VFW #1433 and DAV #20.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 11-04-19
Staging Time: 9:00am

CVS Pharmacy
5125 W.Olive Ave.
Glendale, Arizona 85302

Ride Captain:

Tom Burns-
tgburns55@hotmail.com
Lead R/G-Doug Pierson
Flag Captain: Heather

Special Instructions:

KSU: 9:20 am to private residence
Circle of Honor: 9:35 am with family
KSU: 9:45 to National Military Honors: 10:30 am
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.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 11-04-19
Staging Time: 9:45am

National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona Visitor Center
23029 North Cave Creek Road
Phoenix, Arizona 85024

Ride Captain:

Tom Burns-
tgburns55@hotmail.com
Lead R/G-Doug Pierson
Flag Captain: Heather

Special Instructions:

Meet Flag Captain at Visitors Center.
Flag Line in place for the arrival of our Hero: 10:15 am
Military Honors: 10:30 am
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Tom Burns
Position: Arizona State 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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November 4, 2019
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