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Honor Mission
Francis Smith, Veteran
USA – WWII
Brandon, Florida  06-25-20

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The family of Francis Smith has invited the Patriot Guard Riders, to stand a flag line at their loved one’s service, where he will be laid to rest. Smith served in WWII as 50 Machine Gunner , on a Half Trac. Smith was involved in the second wave at Utah Beach Normandy D-Day. Upon completion of service received an honorable discharge There is no other info at this time. Please bring your 3×5 American flags and stand for this hero.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 06-25-20
Staging Time: 09:00 AM

Hillsborough Memorial Gardens
2323 West Brandon Blvd.
Brandon, Florida 33511

Ride Captain:

Dave Olmstaed
retusn1991@gmail.com
863-344-9283

Special Instructions:

Stage: 09:00 AM
Brief: 09:15 AM
Service: 10:00 AM
Flag Line as determined by R/C
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Henry Hyde
Position: Florida Assistant State Captain

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June 25
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9 Comments

  1. Condolences to the family and friends of this American hero. Rest in Peace and thank you for your service to our country. You stood for us and now we, the Patriot Guard Riders, stand for you!

  2. 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

  3. Please accept my condolences on your loss. May my prayers help to ease your pain during these trying times. Rest In Peace and Honor Brother. Lest We Forget!

    U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army Veteran
    Standing in Memory of,
    My Father, Harold A. Silvernail U.S. Army
    My Step-Father, Edwin D. Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, Raymond Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, John H. Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, David J. Alexander U.S. Navy
    Standing in Honor of,
    My Brother, David J. Alexander U.S. Air Force
    My Daughter, Jillian A. Silvernail U.S. Air Force
    My Daughter, Kirsten M. Silvernail Kennedy U.S. Air Force
    My Son-In-Law, Jayson E. Kennedy U.S. Army
    My Uncle, Stewart F. Silvernail U.S. Army

  4. My wife and I wish to extend our deepest sympathy for the loss of Your Hero.
    Rest in Peace, You will Not be Forgotten.

  5. My sincere condolences to the family of this True American Hero. Rest in Peace my Brother, we have the watch.

    David E. Olmstead
    FL RC
    CDR, USN (RET)
    1966-1991

    “For those who fought for it, Freedom has a flavor the Protected will never know.”

  6. Mission complete at 1035, 25 June 2020 with 8 PGR in attendance.

    David E. Olmstead
    FL RC
    CDR, USN (RET)
    1966-1991

    “For those who fought for it, Freedom has a flavor the Protected will never know.”

  7. To family and friends,..

    Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss.
    It is my honor and privilege to stand with and for those who dared stand where many feared to tread. Your loss is immeasurable but it will mark again the strength and fortitude of the families who raised and supported our heroes, our disciplined, our courageous, among whom you are included. Thank you for your fortitude and sacrifices. We are thusly forever bonded.
    🌟🇺🇸🦅🗽🦅🇺🇸🌟

  8. Rest In Peace Hero or the Greatest Generation. A grateful nation thanks you for your service and sacrifice. You are not forgotten.
    Standing for those who stood for us.

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