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Honor Mission
Eric Jon Grass, Retired
USN – Vietnam
Phoenix, Arizona – 02-03-21

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Eric Grass was a United States Navy veteran. He proudly served his country in the US Navy from 1971 to 1991. His initial primary specialty title was as an A-7E systems organizational maintenance technician. Additional training followed as communications navigation identification systems and the TF-41 turbofan engine monitoring systems ground station “I” level maintenance. His level of expertise led to being an instructor his last three years of service. His military service includes three years nine months five days sea service. Chief Petty Officer Grass was released from active duty and honorably discharged in June 1991.While in the service of his country Eric Grass earned the Navy unit commendation, Republic of Vietnam meritorious unit citation with palm, battle “E” award, Navy expeditionary medal, sea service deployment ribbon 3rd award, good conduct award 4th award, national defense service medal 2nd award, Vietnam service medal, Republic of Vietnam campaign medal with device, meritorious unit commendation 2nd award. It is our honor to stand in silent reverence as we show respect and gratitude to this hero for his sacrifices made for this nation.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 02-03-21
Staging Time: 12:30

National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona
23029 Cave Creek Road
Phoenix, Arizona 85024

Ride Captain:

Tim Gentry   402-210-7857  tgentry100@gmail.com
Flag Captain: Karen

Special Instructions:

Meet Ride Captain at Visitor’s Center.
Briefing time: 12:40 PM
Flag line set: 12:50 PM
Military Honors: 1:00 PM
Following CDC/Government guidelines/mandates and directives from our State Captain, the following precautions are to be followed: · All members are required to wear a face mask/cloth covering at all times during the mission. If you are unable to wear a mask, we ask that you stand down and stay home. There are no exceptions. · No handshakes, elbow bumps, or hugs for greetings and goodbyes. · If you feel ill or have a temperature, please stay home until you improve. · If you have a medical condition(s) that make you at high risk we ask that you please stand down until conditions improve. · Maintain a minimum of six-foot distance from other members when standing the flag line. Maintain at least 15 feet separation from all family members, cemetery personnel, Honor Guard, funeral home staff, clergy, etc. · Wash your hands before, during (as practical), and after the mission. · Water will be provided by the flag support person and passed out only by that person. No snacks will be provided by flag support and members should not bring any to share either.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Tim Gentry
Position: Arizona Assistant State Captain

Note: You do not have to own/ride a motorcycle or be a veteran to join, and membership is Free. The only requirement is RESPECT! To subscribe to receive mission notices, log into the National Site and click on the Members tab at the top. Select the Subscribe to PGR Missions option.
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