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Francis “Frank” Gary

Honor Mission
Francis “Frank” Gary, Veteran
USN –  Vietnam
Prescott, Arizona – 09-30-20

Francis “Frank” Gary (Doubletap) passed away on Monday, September 30, 2019, at the age of 74 after a tragic motorcycle accident. He joined the Navy in 1962 as Seaman Recruit E-3 and served aboard the U.S.S Henry County (LST824) which operated on the brown waters (rivers) in-country in Vietnam in many different areas from the DMZ to the Delta.  He was honorably discharged in 1966. In 1968 Frank joined the Roseville Police Department in Michigan,  In 1977 he decided to move to Phoenix, Arizona where in 1979 he became an Investigator/Police Officer with the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office with the majority of his time there in the Fraud Division.  Frank became an active member of the Blue Knights International Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club.

Staging Time: 2:30

Prescott National Cemetery
500 SR 89
Prescott, Arizona 86301

Ride Captain:

Darren Driggs  pitacvma@gmail.com

Special Instructions:

Flag Captain: Bill Musser
2:45 PM – Briefing
2:50 PM – Flag line
3:00 PM – Placement Parking at Prescott National:
Motorcycles please turn at the first right (west road) and back into the left side, backing into the curb. Cars proceed up the middle road (second right), turn left at the top, and park along the left side of the roadway by the new columbariums.
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.· 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: John Moffitt
Position: Arizona Assistant State Captain

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