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Honor Mission
Charles “Chuck” Straw, Retired
USA – Vietnam
Mims, Florida – 05-04-21


The family of Mr. Charles “Chuck” Straw, 71, has requested the Patriot Guard Riders’ presence as they show their final respects and lay their loved one to rest.
Mr. Straw faithfully served his country in the U.S. Army for 20+ years while performing duties as Medium Helicopter Repairer (CH-47). Mr. Straw not only served three tour-of-duties in Vietnam but also served in Panama, Germany, and South Korea. Upon completion of his service, Mr. Straw received an Honorable Discharge and during his time in service, he received a Bronze Star, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Gallantry Cross w/Palm, Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, Army Service Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon (3), Vietnam Service Medal, Senior Aircraft Crewman Badge, Expert Marksmanship Ribbon (M-16), Marksmanship Ribbon (M-14), Army Commendation Medal w/3 O/S Bars and a Good Conduct Medal (sixth award).
Please bring your 3X5 American Flags and stand in honor and respect for our U.S. Army Veteran and his family.

Staging Time: 1:45 PM

Cape Canaveral National Cemetery
5525 US-1
Mims, Florida 32754

Ride Captain:

Bill “Bugler” Dodds

Special Instructions:

2:00 PM – Brief
2:30 PM – Service
Flag Line as directed by Ride Captain
COVID 19 protocol will be followed.
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided.
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: David Shelton
Position: Florida State Captain

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  1. My sincere condolences to the Family and Friends of this Hero. May He Rest in Peace.

    JJ Bishop, PGR
    SGT (Ret.), Henrico County Police, Virginia
    MCPO (Ret.), USCGR
    Hudson, FL

  2. Please accept my condolences on your loss. May my prayers help to ease your pain during these trying times. Rest In Peace and Honor Brother. Lest We Forget!

    U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army Veteran
    Standing in Memory of,
    My Father, Harold A. Silvernail U.S. Army
    My Step-Father, Edwin D. Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, Raymond Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, John H. Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, David J. Alexander U.S. Navy
    Standing in Honor of,
    My Brother, David J. Alexander U.S. Air Force
    My Daughter, Jillian A. Silvernail U.S. Air Force
    My Daughter, Kirsten M. Silvernail Kennedy U.S. Air Force
    My Son-In-Law, Jayson E. Kennedy U.S. Army
    My Uncle, Stewart F. Silvernail U.S. Army

  3. My wife and I wish to extend our deepest sympathy for the loss of Your Hero.
    Rest in Peace.
    It is an Honor to Stand for Those Who Stood For US.

  4. To family and friends,..

    Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss.

    It is my honor and privilege to stand with families of and for those who dared stand where many feared to tread. Your loss is immeasurable but it will mark again the strength and fortitude of the families who raised and supported our heroes, our disciplined, our courageous, among whom you are included and so often overlooked, even abandoned.
    Thank you for your fortitude and sacrifices. We are thusly forever bonded.

  5. Rest In Peace Hero. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.
    PGR Standing for those who stood for us.

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