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Honor Mission
Dwayne Melvin Edwards, Veteran
Dallas, Texas – 05-30-20



Dwayne Melvin Edwards served 2 years 7 months as an Artillery Repairman, earning the Expert Rifle Badge.

Staging Time: 11:00 am

Laurel Land Funeral Home 60
00 R.L. Thornton
Dallas, Texas 75232

Ride Captain:

Wendy Ingersoll
(817) 991-9021

Special Instructions:

Funeral Service Staging Time: 11:00 am
Briefing Time: 11:15 am
In Position/KSU Time: 11:30 am
Starting Time: 12:00 pm
We will stage at the funeral home and assist the support person with the placement of the flags, if needed. The mission brief will be given, then we’ll stand the flag line to welcome the family and guests of Mr. Edwards. Once the service begins, we will retrieve the flags and return them to the support vehicle, then proceed over to the location of the Ceremony for the Military Honors (if military has been secured). Once honors are done, we will once again retrieve the flags and return them to the support vehicle where they will be furled and stowed. After the post mission brief all riders will be dismissed. Mr. Edwards will be interred at DFWNC at a later date.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Dan Mathys
Position: Texas Ride Captain

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May 30
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Dwayne Melvin Edwards Comment

  1. ***MISSION ACCOMPLISHED*** On Saturday May 30, 2020 the Patriot Guard Riders honored the service of Mr. Dwayne Melvin Edwards, United States Army, as we Stood Tall and Silent during his funeral, rode with him one last time and stood again at his committal service. The certificate of our appreciation was presented to the family at the funeral service.

    A very special thanks to Terry who provided the flags and water; to Laura and Mark, who so tirelessly gets our Missions out to the Riders; Dan for getting the Missions posting on the National website and as always, to those who so willingly give of themselves and are found standing in the Flag Line.

    To Mrs. Edwards, and all of Mr. Edwards’s family and friends, thank you for allowing the Patriot Guard Riders to stand today in honor of this American Veteran. May God comfort you in your loss.

    Tom Hardin
    Ride Captain

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