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Honor Mission
Clarence Edward Stephenson III, Retired
USAF –  Vietnam
Phoenix, Arizona – 02-04-21

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Clarence Edward Stephenson III is a United States Air Force Veteran. Clarence entered active duty on June 25, 1962, and was discharged on Oct. 5, 1966. Clarence re-enlisted on Feb. 24, 1967. On Jan. 31, 1983, having attained the rank of Staff Sergeant, Clarence was released from active duty and honorably discharged. Clarence served 20 years, including 7 years, 5 months, and 28 days of foreign service in Vietnam. During his service to our country, Clarence received the following medals, awards, and ribbons: National Defense Service Medal; Vietnam Service Medal w/ 2 Bronze Service Stars; Air Force Good Conduct Medal w/4 Oak Leaf Clusters; NCO Professional Military Education Ribbon; Air Force Longevity Service Medal w/ 4 Oak Leaf Clusters; Air Force Outstanding Unit Award w/3 Oak Leaf Clusters; Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon.  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: 02-04-21
Staging Time: 12:40

Redbox 2524 W.
Thunderbird Rd. (Turn north on 26th Ave. The parking lot is just north of the Circle K on the corner.)
Phoenix, Arizona 85023

Ride Captain:

David Murphy, aka, Murf  480-406-4049   azpgrmurf@gmail.com
Lead Road Guard: Bill “Wildhorse” Wooster

Special Instructions:

Per OPSEC protocol, we will meet at this public location
12:45 PM: Mission Briefing
12:55 PM: KSU to the private location
1:05 PM: Modified Circle of Honor
1:20 PM: KSU to National Memorial Cemetery
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: 02-04-21
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: Karen Swanson

Special Instructions:

1:55 PM: Set the flag line for the arrival of our hero
2:00 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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