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Honor Mission
COL Douglas H. “Flash” Fleischfresser , Active Duty
USAR –  WoT
Oshkosh, Wisconsin – 07-20-19

ABOUT THE MISSION:

You can’t always use the words you want to use sometimes. For those who have experienced Camp Serenity, you’ll understand. Douglas H. Fleischfresser (Flash), age 58, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday July 13, 2019. Doug was born on April 12, 1961 in Eau Claire, and grew up in Butternut. He married the love of his life on June 16, 2016 in Oshkosh. Doug earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Concordia College-Milwaukee, a Master of Divinity from Concordia Seminary, St Louis, and a Master of Science in counseling from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Doug earned the rank of Colonel and began his military career with the Wisconsin Army National Guard in 1991, where he served as the battalion chaplain for the 2nd Battalion, 127th Infantry Regiment in Wisconsin’s 32nd Infantry Brigade. Subsequent to that he served as Command Chaplain for a number of organizations, which culminated with his appointment as State Command Chaplain for the Wisconsin Army National Guard. In September 2018, he was transferred to his current unit position as an Individual Mobilization Augmentee (IMA) Medical Command (MEDCOM) U.S. Army Reserve chaplain. Doug served on three active-duty deployments, including Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2009-10, Operation Enduring Freedom in 2004-05 and active-duty mobilization in the Unites States for Operation Noble Eagle Immediately after the September 11 attacks. During his most recent deployment to Iraq, Doug served as the command chaplain in the International Zone in Baghdad, Iraq. His military awards include the Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal with Campaign star, Global War on Terrorism-Expeditionary Medal, Armed Forces reserve Medal, as well as other federal and state awards. His wife told us how he loved camp Serenity and we know Camp Serenity loved him.
Some or all of the above text can from the Konrad-Belman Funeral Home obituary which can be read here.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 07-20-19
Staging Time: 8:30  AM

Calvary Lutheran Church
2580 W 9th Ave
Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Ride Captain:

Steve Boutwell steveboutwell@outlook.com

Special Instructions:

Staging 8:30 a.m.Family Arrival 9:00 a.m.Visitation 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.Funeral service 1:00 a.m.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: John Curran
Position: Wisconsin State Captain

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