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Honor Mission
Earl Ray Brown, Retired
USA, Vietnam
Columbus, Georgia – 03-06-20

The family of Earl Ray Brown has asked the PGR to participate in the funeral service for their loved one it will be our honor to do so. CSM (Ret) Brown served our country faithfully and honorably for over 30 years, to include a tour in Vietnam. He was highly decorated to include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, and the Vietnam Service Medal. After retiring from active duty, CSM Brown continued to serve his country as a civil servant for 12 years at Fort Benning Georgia. Among his many accomplishments, he was recognized as the Army’s architect for CONUS Readiness Center design and missions and serving as the installation’s point for force modernization, anti-terrorism, mobilization, deployment and redeployment. CSM Brown stood for us for many a long cold night, now its time for us to stand for him.

Staging Time: 3:15 pm

Striffler Hamby Funeral Home
4071 Macon Road
Columbus, Georgia 31909

Ride Captain:

Will “Boots” Duke
706 464 0804

Special Instructions:

After a short briefing, we will honor CSM Brown and his family with a flag line from 4 to 6 pm.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 03-07-20
Staging Time: 1:15 pm

Striffler Hamby Funeral Home
4071 Macon Road
Columbus, Georgia 31909

Ride Captain:

Rob “Bees”

Special Instructions:

After a briefing, we will stand a flag line until the beginning of the service at 2 pm. After the service, we will accompany our hero and his family for interment with full military honors in Parkhill Cemetery (approximately 2 miles).
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: William (Will) Duke
Position: Georgia Ride Captain

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Earl Ray Brown Comment

  1. 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

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