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Honor Mission
Felix F. Martinez, Sr., Veteran
USMC – Vietnam
Grand Prairie, Texas – 08-14-18

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Mr. Martinez served two tours in Vietnam and was awarded the Purple Heart w/1 Star, Combat Action Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/3 Service Stars, Vietnam Campaign Medal w/1960 Device and the Marksman’s Badge (Rifle). The family of Sgt Felix Martinez has invited the Patriot Guard Riders to honor his memory and service to our country by standing a flag line at his funeral service, to share his final ride to DFW National Cemetery and again stand a flag line during his committal service.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 08-14-18
Staging Time: 09:00 AM

Guerrero – Dean Funeral Home
500 E Main
Grand Prairie, Texas 75051
Map

Ride Captain:

Jeffrey Wike
asm757@att.net
(817) 301-4293

Special Instructions:

Mission brief, establish the Flag Line and await the arrival of family and friends. When directed, riders will return the flags to the support vehicle.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 08-14-18
Staging Time: 10:45 AM

Guerrero – Dean Funeral Home
500 E Main
Grand Prairie, Texas 75051
Map

Ride Captain:

Jeffrey Wike
asm757@att.net
(817) 301-4293

Special Instructions:

Those riders not participating in the procession may proceed directly to DFWNC. For those riders in the procession, there will be a short mission safety briefing, Honor Bikes will be selected and then staged for the procession. Procession Escort Provided
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.

STAGING #3 DETAILS: 08-14-18
Staging Time: 10:45 AM

DFW National Cemetery
2000 Mountain Creek Parkway
Dallas, Texas 75211

Ride Captain:

Jim Anderson
weirdandy@hotmail.com
(817) 269-1254

Special Instructions:

Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Ted Waldron
Position: Texas Ride Captain

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August 14
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6 Comments

  1. Michelle and I wish to pass on our sincere condolences to the family and friends of this American Hero. We would like to thank this Hero for your service and sacrifice in the protection of our freedom. You will not be forgotten. We pray you rest in peace.

  2. We have lost another Great American Hero,

    Angie and I offer our deepest, and most heartfelt condolences to the Family and Friends of this true American Hero. It’s with great sorrow we say goodbye to all our great Heroes. Our hearts are heavy with the loss of those who stood and fought for our country. Be proud and strong in their beliefs. God bless, stand down, your mission is now complete…may you rest in Honored, Eternal Peace. Thank you, Your sacrifices will not be forgotten.

    Lloyd R. Carter, USAF, 366th SPS, Viet Nam

    In memory of:

    My Father, Raymond H. Carter, WWII , 331st Base Unit, A.A.F.,
    My Brother, PFC Milford D. Carter, 9th Inf.,Viet Nam.,
    My Step-Father, Freddie D. Braswell, USMC Korea,

    They were my heroes, I stand for them.

  3. May the memories of your loved one’s service, and their devotion to friends and family, bring smiles that overshadow your grief and fill your heart with peace. Although no words can really help to ease your loss, please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers at this sad and difficult time. Sincere condolences for your loss.

    Ted Waldron
    Ride Captain North Texas PGR
    USMC/USAF
    Vietnam 68-69

    Riding in memory of:
    GySgt. Wallace Carl Bergstrom, Jr – USMC – Vietnam

  4. I extend my most heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Felix F. Martinez, Sr., USMC Vietnam Veteran. During this most difficult time, I pray you peace. I will forever be grateful for his service, sacrifice, and dedication to our country. Rest easy now, Sir…those you have left behind to carry on without you have the watch. Welcome home…

  5. It is with great sadness that I learned of the loss of this hero. We mourn
    with their family and friends. Though we mourn, we stand tall to honor them.
    This hero’s service and sacrifice will not be forgotten. We ask that this hero
    rest in eternal peace.
    Hero, you can stand down. We have the watch.

    POW-MIA’s you are not forgotten.

    “Hotwheel,” Cisco, Texas

    In memory of :
    SGT. Ralph D. Woods Jr. USA Korea
    Crew Chief Eddy J. Pearman USAAC/USAF Korea
    Radio Operator Duane Duncan USMC Vietnam

    Semper Fi

  6. Please accept my deepest and heartfelt condolences for the loss of your loved one–a true American Hero. May our Lord comfort each of you in the days, weeks and months to come and may the joys and memories that were made in times past overshadow your grief. Rest in Eternal Peace, brother. We have the watch now.

    Jeffrey Wike
    Ride Captain, PGR
    US Army
    Vietnam ’68-’69

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