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Honor Mission
Dennis Ray Kenning, Veteran
USA – Vietnam
Elwood, Nebraska – 09-15-20


The Family of Vietnam Veteran Dennis Ray Kenning, 72, United States Army, has requested the Patriot Guard Riders participate in his Funeral Service at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Elwood, NE. There will be an escort to Fort McPherson National Cemetery and a flag line during the Gazebo Service at the Cemetery. Our Hero Denny Kenning had a strong sense of strength when it came time for him to serve his country and enlisted in the US Army in March of 1967 knowing full well he would probably serve in the war. His basic training was taken at Fort Bliss, Texas and AIT at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.  He was then ordered to serve a year in Vietnam with the 52nd Engineering Battalion, finishing out his military career at Fort Carson, Colorado. There he helped build berms around the Rocky Mountain Arsenal which laid in the path of the major airport at that time and needed protection in case of a plane crash. Denny was a 50 year member of the Legion Post 290.

Staging Time: 9:00am

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church,
704 Smith Ave
Elwood, Nebraska 68937

Ride Captain:

Randall Schutz 308-785-7119
Henry Russell, 308-530-9836
Clara Jobman, 308-660-0083

Special Instructions:

Riders meeting: 9:20AM
Flag line #1: 9:30AM
Funeral Service: 10:00AM.
Following the Funeral the PGR shall provide an escort to Fort McPherson National Cemetery (Approx 60 Miles) and provide a flag line at the 2:00 PM Committal Shelter service.
Clutches out: 1:00PM approx. from Elwood.
Cemetery ETA: 1:50pm Ft McPherson National Cemetery
Flag line #2: 1:55PM
Gazebo service: 2:00PM
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: Scott Knudsen
Position: Nebraska State Captain

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