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Honor Mission
Captain Seth Vande Kamp, Active Duty, KIA, Veteran
USA
Lee’s Summit, Missouri – 11-24-20

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The Patriot Guard has the honor to stand a flag line waiting for Captain Vande Kamp’s plane to arrive at airport. We will then escort Captain Vande Kamp to Langsford Funeral Home in Lee’s Summit. Captain Seth Vande Kamp was an Army officer and family medicine physician who recently completed his residency at Fort Benning.  Captain Vande Kamp was an Army doctor who was assigned to the Task Force Sinai Medical Company. He graduated from A.T. Still University. That year he joined the Army and arrived in Egypt last month for his first overseas assignment. Captain Vande Kamp was one of the 5 service members killed in the helicopter crash last month in Egypt.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 11-24-20
Staging Time: 10:00 am

Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport
2751 NE Douglas St.
Lee’s Summit, Missouri 64064

Ride Captain:

Jim Bailey
PH # 816-797-9577

Special Instructions:

Staging @ 10:00 am ( Stage @ Hanger 1 off of Douglas. Hanger is white with red stripe across the top. It will be the 1st hanger you come to on the right side of road)
Ride Briefing @ 10:15 am
Flag Line @ approximately 10:25 am.  Plane due in between 10:30 am and 11:00 am. This is a private jet so times may be flexible.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 11-25-20
Staging Time:  9:00 am

Langsford Funeral Home
115 SW 3rd St
Lee’s Summit, Missouri 64063

Ride Captain:

Jim Bailey
PH # 816-797-9577

Special Instructions:

Stage @ 9:00 am
Briefing @ 9:15 am.
Escort at approximately 9:30 am to Floral Hills East for 10:00 am grave side service (25203 E US HWY 50, Lee’s Summit 64086). Escort is 5.5 miles **Please be sure large flags are secure for escort**
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Jim Bailey
Position: Missouri Ride Captain

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November 24, 2020
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6 Comments

  1. I pray for comfort and spiritual healing for the family of a true American Hero. I am thankful for his service to our country and his sacrifices to preserve our freedoms which will never be forgotten.

    “He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”
    Revelation 21:4

    Ricky Moceri
    State Chaplain
    Patriot Guard Riders
    Missouri

  2. I would like to offer my sincere condolences and prayers for your lost. May the peaceful moments and cherished memories bring you renewed strength. In the difficult days ahead do not let your heart be troubled your faith will keep you strong.

  3. Please accept my condolences on your loss.

    We stand with feet planted firmly on rich soil knowing what freedom is. Because of our veterans, I am free to honor God and country without persecution. Where there is injustice, I am free to fight. Where there is silence, I am free to speak. Where there is hate, I am free to love.

    Your love one’s watch is over, may they rest peacefully in the arms of God.

    Bruce Berg, ISC, USN (Ret)

  4. My condolences for the loss of your loved one. Be Proud of your loved one for their service and sacrifices they made to preserve our Country’s Freedom. Stand down and rest in eternal peace, your mission is complete. We now stand for you as you once stood for us.
    Live Simply, Love Generously, Care Deeply, Speak Kindly, Leave the Rest to God.

    Bob ”GrampyBob” Griffith
    USASA M.P. Cpl 59-62
    Retired Lt. LEO. 62-92
    Ride Captain Patriot Guard
    Montgomery City, Mo.
    Riding In Memory of My Wife Judy Griffith
    Patriot Guard Rider 1/05/2009 5/20/2019
    Riding in Honor of my Son:
    Mark D. Griffith U.S. Navy Veteran
    Riding in Memory of my Uncles:
    Mural Griffith U.S. Navy WW ll
    Orville Griffith U.S. Army WW ll
    Sterling Griffith U,S, Army WW ll
    Riding in Memory of My PGR Brothers:
    Sfc Mark Schroeder USA PGR Brother and R.C.
    Rodney ”El Rod” Hale USMC PGR Brother
    Ron ”I-Candy” Peterson USMC PGR Brother and R.C.

  5. Do not stand at my grave and weep
    I am not there.
    I do not sleep.
    I am a thousand winds that blow.
    I am the diamond glints on snow.
    I am the sunlight on ripened grain.
    I am the gentle autumn’s rain.
    When you awaken in the morning’s hush,
    I am the swift uplifting rush
    Of quiet birds in circled flight.
    I am the soft stars that shine at night.
    Do not stand at my grave and cry;
    I am not there,,I did not die

  6. My wife and I offer our deepest condolences to the family of an American Hero. His service and sacrifice to our country to preserve our freedom is not and will not be forgotten. I wish him Fair Winds and Following Seas. Your mission here is completed. Rest in peace, we have the watch!

    Joseph “Mustang” Bilodeau
    LCDR USN (Ret)

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