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Honor Mission
David Clarence Herring, Retired
Kinston, North Carolina – 09-30-20


Brothers and sisters of the PGR and friends, it is with a heavy heart that I come to you today with a call to once again stand silent and proud for one who stood for us. We will answer this call as always, with Honor and Respect. David Clarence Herring was born on January 15 1966 and passed away on September 22, 2020. SSG Herring entered the into active duty from Bouhtiful, Utah in 1984. His awards included the AAM, Army Comp Achievement Medal x3, National Defense Svc. Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Overseas Svc. Ribbon, NCAC Medal and NCSAD Award. The PGR will stand a Flag Line in honor of their loved one at his viewing and Funeral Service.
The Graveside Service to follow immediately after at Eastern Carolina State Veterans Cemetery. We will be providing an escort for SSG Herring as he completes his final mission and reports to his final duty station.

Staging Time: 09:00

The Church of Jesus Christ of -Day Saints Kinston Ward
3006 Carey Road,
Kinston,, North Carolina 28501

Ride Captain:

Ed “Gunner” Faude

Special Instructions:

9:15 am – Set flags
9:45 am – Establish flag line
          The Viewing will be from 10:00 to 11:00 am with the Funeral Service to begin at 11:00.
11:05 am – Stand down flag line and prep for Honors and Escort 2:00 pm – Stand down
          Please ensure your equipment is up to Hwy Speeds ( 55MPH )
          Cemetery Map
 **SPECIAL NOTE: Safety is of our utmost priority. Every effort possible is made in planning and executing the PGR Mission statement in a manner that minimizes the inherit dangers of riding a motorcycle, including riding in groups of all sizes and any situation. While the NCPG, and it’s riders have a remarkable safety record in the execution of our missions, infrequently members have been injured in unforeseen accidents. In an effort to mitigate the risk of preventable accidents, all attendees who wish to ride in a Patriot Guard motorcycle escort or ride are asked to attend the pre-mission briefing. It will include a safety briefing, and any unique ride information known to our RCIC that may be specific to the mission. Member safety and well-being is always a principal ongoing concern, our RCIC’s are asked to stand-down from any mission that cannot be accomplished in relative safety or unreasonable risk. This includes both rides and flag lines in inclement weather and conditions. It remains each individual PGR member’s responsibility to ride within their own comfort zone and be cognizant of their surroundings and skill limitations as well as any physical needs or limitations. If the ride and/or mission conditions present challenges beyond your skill, comfort, or needs you are expected to exercise good judgment in foregoing any planned participation.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: EDWARD FAUDE
Position: North Carolina Assistant State Captain

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