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Honor Mission
Dixie W. Howell, Veteran
USAF, Vietnam
Pensacola, Florida – 01-07-21


The Patriot Guard has been invited to escort and stand in honor of Dixie William Howell, United States Air Force Sgt. Dixie William Howell, honorably served 3 years, 6 months in the United States Air Force. During his tenure, he was awarded the Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal. At the time of his passing, Sgt Howell was 74 years of age.

Staging Time: 12:00 PM

5480 Pensacola Blvd
Pensacola, Florida

Ride Captain:

Tommy Harris

Special Instructions:

NAS Pensacola requires long sleeve shirts, long trousers, long fingered gloves, DOT approved helmets, leather footwear covering the ankles, and appropriate eye protection. This attire will be maintained at all times while riding aboard the base. NOTE: Face masks are mandatory and will be in place from arrival at staging until completion of the mission. If you choose to remove your mask while riding, put it back in place when you get off your bike/out of vehicle. Individual hand sanitizer is encouraged. Maintain a 20 ft distance from family and 6 ft minimum between riders. No physical contact between family or guests. At the conclusion of the mission, we will return the flags to the trailer/vehicle and wipe/stow them.
12:15 PM – Briefing for all riders
12:30 PM – KSU to Trahan Funeral Home
12:45 PM – Arrive at Trahan Funeral Home
1:00 PM – Roll Time to Barrancas (LEO Escort requested)
1:30 PM – Interment at Barrancas, Site B
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Ray Doyle
Position: Florida Assistant State Captain

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  1. My wife and I wish to extend our deepest sympathy for the loss of Your Hero.
    Rest in Peace, Standing for Those Who Stood For US.

  2. Please accept my condolences on your loss. May my prayers help to ease your pain during these trying times. Rest In Peace and Honor Brother. Lest We Forget!

    U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army Veteran
    Standing in Memory of,
    My Father, Harold A. Silvernail U.S. Army
    My Step-Father, Edwin D. Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, Raymond Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, John H. Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, David J. Alexander U.S. Navy
    Standing in Honor of,
    My Brother, David J. Alexander U.S. Air Force
    My Daughter, Jillian A. Silvernail U.S. Air Force
    My Daughter, Kirsten M. Silvernail Kennedy U.S. Air Force
    My Son-In-Law, Jayson E. Kennedy U.S. Army
    My Uncle, Stewart F. Silvernail U.S. Army

  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. To family and friends,..

    Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss.

    It is my honor and privilege to stand with families of and for those who dared stand where many feared to tread. Your loss is immeasurable but it will mark again the strength and fortitude of the families who raised and supported our heroes, our disciplined, our courageous, among whom you are included and so often overlooked, even abandoned.
    Thank you for your fortitude and sacrifices. We are thusly forever bonded. ~~~

  5. My Condolences go out to family and friends of USAF Vietnam Veteran, Dixie W. Howell may you rest in peace and may God be with you, Thank you for your service to our Country.

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