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SSG Diobanjo Sanagustin, 32, USA (AD), San Diego
San Diego, California – 09-13-18


This is Part 1 of a 2 part mission. The family of Staff Sergeant Diobanjo Sanagustin has invited the Patriot Guard Riders to be present to honor this hero for his service to his country. It will be our privilege to do so. Born in the Philippines, SSG Diobanjo Sanagustin, 32, joined the US Army in May 2007. He was serving as a squad leader with Bravo Company, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division at the time of his passing. In his 11-year Army career he had deployed to Kosovo, Iraq and most recently, Afghanistan. He loved America, and became a naturalized US citizen in 2008. For his service he was awarded two Army Commendation Medals and seven Army Achievement Medals. The PGR has been invited to accompany this hero from the airport in San Diego to the mortuary, and attend his service when he is laid to rest. NOTE: This mission posting is to facilitate your voluntary participation in honoring this Military Veteran. For those interested, and all are welcome, we will be accompanying this hero from the church services to his final resting place. Please see the time table if you would like to participate. For those who would rather go directly to the cemetery, we will meet you there. This mission involves an aircraft arrival. Arrival times can change at the last minute so please check this thread for any last minute changes before leaving.

Staging Time: 12:00 PM

Spanish Landing Park
3900 N Harbor Drive
San Diego, California 92101

Ride Captain:

Lorenzo Lizarraga
NOTE: Lorenzo has a prior commitment involving another mission so he will be leaving this mission early and Gunny will take over.
Asst: Craig (Gunny) Donor, 909 208 7703,

Special Instructions:

12:45 pm. – Mission Briefing.
1:00 pm. – KSU to Terminal for Hero’s Arrival.
1:15 pm. – (Est) Flag Line for Dignified Transfer to Coach.
1:20 pm. – (Est) KSU for Mortuary.
You do not have to be a Veteran or a motorcycle rider to attend this mission. Everyone is welcome. We encourage those who do not ride to attend in your car. If this will be your first mission go to the initial staging area and you will be briefed there by the R/C (Ride Captain). Dress for motorcycle riding or dress casually if you are driving a cage (car). Please feel free to attend any portion of this mission you can. Please ride/drive safely.
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.

Submitted By: Ryan Wynn
Position: California Ride Captain

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September 13, 2018
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  1. My wife and I wish to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of this true American Hero, US Army, Staff Sergeant (SSG) Diobanjo Sanagustin. We thank you for your service to a grateful nation, may your family find peace in knowing you served proudly and comfort in the months to come. May you rest in peace for your mission is now complete. I salute you.

    Robert “Bob” White
    USA (Ret) 1SG
    Vietnam Era
    Ofallon, MO

    Riding in Memory of:
    F.C. White, Sr, Tec 5 USA, WWII (Father)
    G.A. Thompson, Pvt, USA, WWI (Grandpa)
    D.A. Thompson, CMCPO, USN (Ret), Korea (Uncle)
    G.A. Thompson, Sgt, USMC, Korea (Uncle)
    L. Norris, Msgt, USAF (Ret), Vietman (Uncle)

    Riding in Honor of:
    F.C. White, Jr, Ssgt USAF, Vietnam (Brother)
    F.C. White, III, Pfc, ARNG (Nephew)
    D.B. White, PO2, USN, Vietman Era (Twin)

  2. Prayers for the Families and Friends of SSG Diobanjo Sanagustin during this time of grief. May God Bless you all with the Peace that only He can give at times like this. It always sad when a fellow 4th Infantry Division Soldier gives the Ultimate Sacrifice for our freedoms. From the heavy hearts of the 4th Infantry Division Association, Ironhorse Chapter Members. Steadfast And Loyal

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