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Honor Mission
Bruce Martin, Veteran
USAF –
Peoria, Arizona – 04-25-21

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Bruce Martin was a United States Air Force veteran. He proudly served his country in the US Air Force beginning in 1951. He trained as a parts technician in Texas. His first duty assignment was to the 626th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron at Fire Island Air Force Station in Alaska. His duties were to maintain 10 radar detachments forming the Distant Early Warning Line known as the DEW line. These stations were always to be maintained as in commission around the clock. Airman first class Martin always remembered the 80 degree below zero temperatures and 100 mile per hour winds and being trapped in Quonset huts for 3 days at a time. Bruce Martin was released from active duty and honorably discharged. It is our honor to stand in silent reverence as we show respect and gratitude to this hero for his sacrifices made for this nation.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 04-25-21
Staging Time: 4:20

Westbrook Village
18823 Country Club Parkway
Peoria, Arizona 85382

Ride Captain:

Tim Gentry,  402-210-7857,  tgentry100@gmail.com
Flag Captain: TBD

Special Instructions:

Meet Ride Captain at “The Links Neighborhood Grill” next to Pro Shop.
Mission briefing: 4:30 PM
Circle of Honor: 4:50 PM
Flag line for Honors 5:00 PM
Everyone is invited to participate in the Celebration of Life event following honors.
Although all prior statewide mandates have been lifted at staging locations, all members must still adhere to the following:· All members are required to carry a face mask/cloth covering at all times during the mission. There are still partners (funeral homes, cemeteries, churches) that require masks be worn. Some families may also request mask/face coverings be worn. There are no exceptions. If you feel ill or have a temperature, please stay home until you improve.· If, in the past week, you have tested positive for COVID-19, or you have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 in the past week, immediately notify the State Captain or an Assistant State Captain.· Social distancing is recommended, but not required, unless cemetery, funeral home, other partner require it, or if a family requests it.· Wash your hands before, during (as practical), and after the mission.· Water will be provided by the flag support person and passed out only by that person. No snacks will be provided by flag support and members should not bring any to share either.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Tim Gentry
Position: Arizona Assistant 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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