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Honor Mission
Don Morris, Veteran
USA –  Vietnam
Sun City, Arizona – 02-26-21

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Don “9-Ball” Morris was a United States Army veteran. He proudly served his country in the US Army from 1967 to 1969. He served as Military Occupation code 11B Infantryman in Vietnam with “D” Company, 1st of 7th, 1st Calvary Division. He attended NCO Academy in Ft. Benning, Georgia and attained rank of Staff Sergeant (Meritoriously) as the class honor graduate. Don Morris was released from active duty and honorably discharged in July 1969. Don succumbed to combat related injuries from exposure to Agent Orange. While in the service of his country Don Morris earned the Bronze Star w/Combat Distinguishing Device, Air Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/campaign stars, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry, and Combat Infantry Badge. Don has also served many years as a Run for the Wall Road Guard, route coordinator, and also as a board member. It is our honor to stand in silent reverence as we show respect and gratitude to this hero for his sacrifices made for this nation.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 02-26-21
Staging Time: 09:15

Palm Valley Funeral Home
10761 W. Grand Ave.
Sun City, Arizona 85351

Ride Captain:

Tim Gentry  402-210-7857  tgentry100@gmail.com
Flag Captain: TBD

Special Instructions:

Meet Ride Captain at Palm Valley Funeral Home.
Flag line set: 9:30 AM till 10:00 AM
Military Honors: To be performed at later date.
Following CDC/Government guidelines/mandates and directives from our State Captain, the following precautions are to be followed: · All members are required to wear a face mask/cloth covering at all times during the mission. If you are unable to wear a mask, we ask that you stand down and stay home. There are no exceptions. · No handshakes, elbow bumps, or hugs for greetings and goodbyes. · If you feel ill or have a temperature, please stay home until you improve. · If you have a medical condition(s) that make you at high risk we ask that you please stand down until conditions improve. · Maintain a minimum of six-foot distance from other members when standing the flag line. Maintain at least 15 feet separation from all family members, cemetery personnel, Honor Guard, funeral home staff, clergy, etc. · Wash your hands before, during (as practical), and after the mission. · Water will be provided by the flag support person and passed
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Tim Gentry
Position: Arizona Assistant State Captain

Note: You do not have to own/ride a motorcycle or be a veteran to join, and membership is Free. The only requirement is RESPECT! To subscribe to receive mission notices, log into the National Site and click on the Members tab at the top. Select the Subscribe to PGR Missions option.
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February 26
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Don Morris Comment

  1. My honor to have known and ridden with a great man. You were an awesome mentor and more importantly a friend. A friend I’m proud to call Brother. New riders will have no idea what they will miss by not having the privilege of meeting and riding with you. RFTW an I are better for knowing you.
    Ride In Peace 9Ball.
    Cowboy

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