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Honor Mission
Elmer “Bud” Frederick Howland, Jr., Retired
USN – ANG , Vietnam
Greensboro, North Carolina / Alexandria, Virginia – 04-02-21

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested by the Howland Family to escort Elmer “Bud” Frederick Howland, Jr., to his final resting place. Bud served in the United States Navy from 1960 to 1974, while serving in the Navy Bud served three tours in Vietnam and was then in the Army National Guard, where he once again, was called to serve in Desert Storm. He retired as a Sergeant First Class. Mr. Howland is to be interred in the hallowed grounds of Arlington National Cemetery.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 04-02-21
Staging: 3:20 AM

George Brothers Funeral Service
803 Greenhaven Dr.
Greensboro, North Carolina 27406

Ride Captain:

Roger Carroll
336-870-3545
Patriotrogercarroll76@gmail.com

Special Instructions:

We will be leaving at 4:00 AM, sharp, please have full tanks upon arrival.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
           If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
           Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
STAGING #2 DETAILS: 04-02-21
Staging: 5:45 AM
Foster Fuels
10951 Wards Rd
Rustburg, Virginia 24588

Ride Captain:

Roger Carroll
Patriotrogercarroll76@gmail.com
336-870-3545

Special Instructions:

Anyone meeting at the Foster Fuel stop, please be fueled up and ready, we will be arriving around 5:45 AM
Briefing: 6:05 AM
KSU: 6:15 AM
There is a McDonald’s and Bojangles across the street, at this stop.

Flags & Water:

           Flags will be provided
           If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
           Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
STAGING #3 DETAILS: 04-02-21
Staging: 8:00 AM
Sheetz Gas Station
7020 Seminole Trail
Ruckersville, Virginia 22986

Ride Captain:

Roger Carroll
336-870-3545
Patriotrogercarroll76@gmail.com

Special Instructions:

Anyone meeting at this stage please be fueled up and ready, we will arrive by 8:00 AM
Brief at 8:20 AM
KSU: 8:30 AM, 66 miles to next stop 1 hr 15 mins.

Flags & Water:

           Flags will be provided
           If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
           Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
STAGING #4 DETAILS: 04-02-21
Staging Time: 9:45 AM
Wawa
14461 Lee Hwy.
Gainesville, Virginia 20155

Ride Captain:

Roger Carroll
336-870-3545
Patriotrogercarroll76@gmail.com

Special Instructions:

This will be our last fuel stop before Arlington.
All riders joining us here, please be fueled up and ready for us to arrive at 9:45 AM.
Brief: 10:10 AM
KSU: 10:20 AM – Travel 40 miles to Dunkin’, 1 hr., our final staging area before we attend the service.
          Arrival: 11:30 AM, Potomac Yards Dunkin’, 3325 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Alexandria, VA 22305.

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: Roger Carroll
Position: North Carolina Ride Captain

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April 2
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Elmer “Bud” Frederick Howland, Jr. 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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