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Honor Mission
Chris J. Costas, Veteran
USA –  WWII
Scottsdale, Arizona – 02-26-21

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Chris J. Costas is a United States Army Veteran. Chris was inducted on Dec. 11, 1942, and entered active duty on Dec. 18. 1942. Chris served 2 yrs.,10 months, and 12 days, including foreign service during WWII. Chris’s MOS (Military Occupation Specialty) was 237 – Teletype Operator. On Oct. 22, 1945, Chris was released from active duty and honorably discharged, having attained the rank of Sergeant. During his service to our country, Chris received the following: American Theater Medal. 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: 02-26-21
Staging Time: 12:15

Hansen Desert Hills Mortuaries & Memorial Park
6500 E. Bell Rd.
Scotttsdale, Arizona 85254

Ride Captain:

David Murphy, aka, Murf   480-406-4049   azpgrmurf@gmail.com
Lead Road Guard: Don “DJ” Jordan

Special Instructions:

12:25 PM: Mission briefing
12:45 PM: Modified Circle of Honor
1:00 PM: KSU to National Memorial Cemetery
1:30 PM: Military honors
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: 02-26-21
Staging Time: 1:00

National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona
23029 N. Cave Creek Rd
Phoenix, Arizona 85024

Ride Captain:

David Murphy, aka, Murf
480-406-4049 azpgrmurf@gmail.com
Flag support: TBD

Special Instructions:

1:25 PM: Set the flag line
1:30 PM: Military honors
Following CDC/Government guidelines/mandates and directives from our State Captain, the following precautions are to be followed:· All members are required to wear a face mask/cloth covering at all times during the mission. If you are unable to wear a mask, we ask that you stand down and stay home. There are no exceptions.· No handshakes, elbow bumps, or hugs for greetings and goodbyes.· If you feel ill or have a temperature, please stay home until you improve.· If you have a medical condition(s) that make you at high risk we ask that you please stand down until conditions improve.· Maintain a minimum of six-foot distance from other members when standing the flag line. Maintain at least 15 feet separation from all family members, cemetery personnel, Honor Guard, funeral home staff, clergy, etc.· 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: David Murphy
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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