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Honor Mission
Dennis W. Hardison, Retired
USAF – Vietnam
Suffolk, Virginia – 02-24-21


The Patriot Guard Riders will stand silent and honor SSGT Dennis W. Hardison USAF Retired, Vietnam Veteran.  SSGT Hardison served with distinction including 2 tours in Vietnam and was the recipient of numerous commendations including the Air Force Commendation Medal (Including First and Second Oak Leaf Clusters).
In 1969 he completed the Airborne Course at the United States Army Infantry School given at Fort Benning, Ga., after which he achieved aerospace flight in the Super Sonic-Cruiser F102-a to an altitude of 39,000 ft. and a speed of .7 or 537 MPH. He left behind to cherish his memory are his loving family and friends.

Staging Time: 10:30 am

Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery
5310 Milners Rd.
Suffolk, Virginia 23434

Ride Captain:

John (Jtultra) Tutunjian

Special Instructions:

Stage at the Administration Building
Brief: 10:45 am
Service: 11:00 am
All participants are required to follow social distancing guidelines, Covid-19 protocols and restrictions as mandated by the CDC and Virginia.
Masks are required at the Cemetery
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Mike Nugent
Position: Virginia Ride Captain

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  1. To the family, friends and comrades of SSGT Dennis W. Hardison, please accept my sincerest condolences for your loss.

    RIP – Brother – Warrior

    Mike “Handlebar” Nugent
    USN – Ret
    VAPG – D5 – RC

  2. My sincere condolences to Family and Friends of SSGT Dennis W. Hardison , May he rest in peace.

    Paul Siska PGR D5
    AMSC Navy Ret.
    Virginia Beach, Va.

  3. My sincere condolences to the Family and Friends of this Hero. May He Rest in Peace.

    JJ Bishop, PGR
    SGT (Ret.), Henrico County Police, Virginia
    MCPO (Ret.), USCGR
    Hudson, FL

  4. My sincere condolences go out his family and friends, Thank you for your service SSGT HARDISON MAY YOU REST IN PEACE
    TAMMY Jarman
    VAPGR D5

  5. All of our sympathies to the family of this fallen Hero. He will be remembered by the many live he touched along the way.
    Larry Strauss
    Ride Capt. D5
    Va Patriot Guard

  6. May the Lord wrap the family and friends of Dennis W. Hardison in His arms and guide them with His grace and comfort during their time of sorrow. SSGT Hardison, thank you for your service to our country.

    With honor, respect and deepest sympathy,

    Becca “Lady Harley” Landick
    Virginia State Captain
    Patriot Guard Riders

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