Franklin E. Koester, Veteran
Saint Peters, Missouri – 02-23-21
ABOUT THE MISSION:
We have been invited to honor a revered member of the United States military. The family of Franklin E. Koester has invited the Patriot Guard Riders to stand a flag line of honor and respect. It will be our honor to do so. We will then escort their loved one to his final resting place in the hallowed grounds of Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery for his final Military Honors.
Hero Koester served in the United States Navy from February 1955 to February 1959 and the Navy Reserve until February of 1963. He was a Aviation Electrician’s Mate, Second Class (AE2). He was attached to the CARAEWRON (Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron) 12 at Quonset Point, R.I.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 02-23-21
Staging Time: 11:45 a.m.
Newcomer Funeral Home
837 Mid Rivers Mall Drive
Saint Peters, Missouri 63376
Joseph “Mustang” Bilodeau, firstname.lastname@example.org, (636) 577-4767
Stage/Mission Brief: 11:45
We will stand a flag line for the arrival of his family at 12:00
Short flag line from 11:50 to 12:15
We will escort this hero to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery for a 1:30 PM slot.
COVID19 protocol will be enforced. If you are running a fever or are not feeling well, please do not attend.
Masks will be strictly enforced. Social distancing guideline of 6 feet separation will be enforced. Refrain from any handshaking or physical contact.
Weather forecast is mainly cloudy with a high of 53 F and a 5% chance of rain. Dress appropriately.
Flags and Support by Rich “Poor Man” Hardin.
Cages are always welcome. Remember to hydrate.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.
Submitted By: Joseph Bilodeau
Position: Missouri Ride Captain
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