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Honor Mission
Daniel I. Thomas , Active Duty
USN , ANG – , GW/ODS, WoT
Grand Rapids, Michigan – 03-06-20

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The family of CW2 Daniel Thomas has invited the Patriot Guard Riders to stand a Flag Line in Honor of his service to our country. Dan joined the U.S. Navy in the summer of 1990, after completing the 11th grade. After graduation he served as a Machinist’s Mate aboard the Nuclear Aircraft Carrier Kitty Hawk, based out of Coronado, California, including serving in the Middle East during Operation Desert Storm and sailing around the world. He later served in the Michigan Army National Guard with a deployment to Iraq with the 1436th Engineer Company as a heavy equipment operator. His military career grew over the years through the enlisted ranks to E7, Sergeant First Class at the 460th Chemical Company, Fort Custer in Battle Creek, Michigan.
To view the Wallburn Chapel Obituary  please follow this link.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 03-06-20
Staging Time: 16:30

Arrival Honors
Gerald R. Ford International Airport
5500 44th St S.E.
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49512
MAP

Ride Captain:

Mike Myers “OlSpec5″(616) 283-8313

Special Instructions:

Briefing: 4:40 PM Flag line: Following Briefing. Stage at the air cargo terminal just south of the main passenger terminal on Freight Dr.The family has invited us to join the LEO lead escort, following the arrival Honors, to Muskegon and stand a Flag line for arrival at the funeral home.
Wallburn Chapel 1547 W. Sherman Blvd Muskegon, MI. 49441
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: 03-09-20
Staging Time: 13:00

St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church
2929 McCracken
Norton Shores, Michigan 49441
Map to Church

Ride Captain:

Mike Myers “OlSpec5″(616) 283-8313

Special Instructions:

Briefing: 1:15 PM Flag line: Following briefing until 2:00 pm. Time of service.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Alan Niemeyer
Position: Michigan 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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