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Honor Mission
Daniel Benton Barker , Veteran
USA
Columbia, South Carolina – 12-06-19

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Private First Class Daniel Benton Barker was born October 21st, 1961 in Illinois and entered the United States Army in 1979. PFC Barker served honorably in the US Army for 2 years receiving a Parachute Badge, M16 Expert Badge and Expert Hand Grenade Badge. PFC Barker passed away on October, 14th 2019 in Richland County and an exhaustive investigation by the Richland County Coroner’s Office concluded that PFC Barker did not have any family that was able to provide final arrangements. The Dignity Memorial Homeless Veterans Burial Program stepped up to provide this Veteran with his final salute.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 12-06-19
Staging Time: 09:45 AM

Dunbar Funeral Home-
Devine St. Chapel
3926 Devine St.
Columbia, South Carolina 29205
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Ride Captain:

Marty “Shovelhead” Johnson
(803) 788-2480

Special Instructions:

Briefing: 10:00 AM
After the briefing, be prepared for KSU at 10:30 AM for the procession with LEO support to the National Cemetery. Please check your mounts if you have big flags to ensure they are safe for highway speeds up to 60 MPH.
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: 12-06-19
Staging Time: 10:00 AM

Administrative Building Fort Jackson National Cemetery
4170 Percival Road
Columbia, South Carolina 29229
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Ride Captain:

Marty “Shovelhead” Johnson
(803) 788-2480

Special Instructions:

Briefing: 10:15 AM
After the briefing, we will move to the committal shelter as a group and establish a flag line for the arrival of the procession and maintain it throughout the service.
Flags: Mentor Johnette “JJ” Jeffcoat
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: L.Z. Harrison, Jr.
Position: South Carolina Assistant State Captain

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