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Honor Mission
Donald Kenneth Atwood, Veteran
USA – Vietnam
MULTI-CITY Wesley Chapel, Florida  01-13-20



The family of SP5 Atwood, 70, has requested the Patriot Guard Riders presence as they show their final respects and lay their loved one to rest. Donald faithfully served his country in the U.S. Army and performed duties as a Cook. Upon completion of his service, Donald received an Honorable Discharge and during his time in service, awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/2 Bronze Stars, Combat Infantryman Badge, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Ribbon w/device, Marksmanship Ribbon (Rifle-M-14), and the Expert Ribbon (M-60 MG). Please bring your 3 X 5 American flags and stand in honor and respect for our hero and his family.

Staging Time: 8:45 AM

Cracker Barrel
5636 Oakley Blvd
Wesley Chapel, Florida 33544

Ride Captain:

Jim “Jim Snake” Haney

Special Instructions:

This is an Escort to FNC, Large Flag Bikes are requested.
9:00 AM Brief
9:30 AM KSU for FNC or as directed by the Family and RC.
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.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 01-13-20
Staging Time: 10:15 AM

Florida National Cemetery
6502 SW 102nd Ave
Bushnell, Florida 33513

Ride Captain:

Doug ” Easy D” Stone

Special Instructions:

10:30 AM Brief
11:00 AM Service
Flag Line as directed by the RC.
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.


Submitted By: Bernie Conner
Position: Florida Assistant State Captain

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  1. Condolences to the family and friends of this American hero. Rest in Peace and thank you for your service to our country. You stood for us and now we, the Patriot Guard Riders, stand for you!

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. My wife and I wish to extend our deepest sympathy for the loss of Your Hero.
    Rest in Peace, You will Not be Forgotten.

  5. Donald rest in peace my brother you served your country well. My sincere condolences to your family in this very trying time.

  6. My Condolences go out to family and friends of US Army Vietnam Veteran, Donald Kenneth Atwood may you rest in peace and may God be with you, Thank you for your service to our Country.

  7. As our Brother Donald answers his final call to duty from the Great Commander in the Heavens, may his soul have peace and rest. His duty is to forever watch over his loved ones at the Great Commanders side.
    My you find peace and comfort at this time and realize that your Hero is not gone but waiting to be reunited with those he loves.
    May his soul find fair winds and following seas! RIP Hero!

  8. Pat, my wife, and I offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of SP5 Donald Kenneth Atwood . Thank you for your service and may you Rest In Peace, your duty here on earth is now complete.

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