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Arlington National Cemetery
Elis A. Barreto Ortiz, Active Duty, KIA
Alexandria, Virginia – 09-30-19


SFC Elis A. Barreto Ortiz, 34, US Army (KIA), from Morovis, Puerto Rico, was killed on 5 Sep 2019, in Kabul, Afghanistan, when a vehicle borne IED detonated in a suicide attack.  SFC Barreto Ortiz was a paratrooper and Maintenance Control Sergeant with Co H, 82nd Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, out of Ft. Bragg, NC.  He is to be interred on the hallowed grounds of Arlington National Cemetery on 30 September 2019 at approximately 3:00 PM from the Memorial Gate.  PGR has been invited to attend the services by his family and we will be there to stand tall, silent and proud in honor of this US Army Combat Veteran, his family, friends and comrades at arms.

Staging: 1:15 PM

Cunningham Turch FH
811 Cameron Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Ride Captain:

Roland Lataille

Special Instructions:

Service: 30 September 2019
Stage: 1:15 PM
Brief: 1:30 PM
KSU: 1:45 PM, LEO conducted escort departs for ANC.
Honors: 3:00 PM, Graveside ANC (time approx.)
Large 3×5 flags are not permitted in ANC, but can be used during escort, furled upon arrival @ ANC
Dress & hydrate accordingly – Check the weather @ Concealed/carry permits are NOT recognized on military installations and federal reservations. Therefore do not bring weapons or hazardous materials to this mission.
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.

Submitted By: Bruce Gentile
Position: Maryland State Captain

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September 30, 2019
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  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

  2. May the Lord wrap His arms around the Ortiz family and friends and guide them with His grace during their time of sorrow. Thank you, SFC Elis A. Barreto Ortiz, for your service to our country.

    With deepest sympathies,

    Becca “Lady Harley” Landick
    Patriot Guard Riders
    Virginia State Captain

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