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Honor Mission
Fred Rankin” Butch” Michael Jr.
USA – Vietnam
Burlington, North Carolina – 12-28-19


Patriots are once again honored to stand for a hero, SSG Fred “Butch” Michael, who served in the 25th Infantry Division of the U.S. Army.  He fought in Vietnam where he was awarded the Bronze Star medal with “V” for heroism in action.  He also received the National Defense Service Medal, Parachute Badge, Vietnam Service Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, Purple Heart, Vietnam Campaign Medal with 60 Device and Vietnam Gallantry Cross/w/p.
As SSG Fred;”Butch” Michael stood for us it will be our honor to stand for him.

Staging Time: 5:30 p.m.

Lowe Funeral Home
2205 South Church St.
Burlington, North Carolina 27215

Ride Captain:

Roger Carroll, (336)870-3545

Special Instructions:

Stage : 5:30 pm Lowes Funeral Home, 2205 South Church St., Burlington NC 27215
Brief : 5:45 pm and prepare to stand a honor flag line
Stand down : 8:00 pm
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 12-29-19
Staging Time: 12:30 p.m.

Brightwood Christian Church
300 Brightwood Christian Church Rd., parking lot
Gibsonville, North Carolina 27249

Ride Captain:

Charles Bullock, (919) 906-3641

Special Instructions:

Stage : 12:30 pm Brightwood Christian Church, 300 Brightwood Christian Church Rd., Gibsonville, NC 27249
Brief : 12:45 pm Prepare to stand an Honor Line
Stand down: 2:00 pm at beginning of service and prepare for movement to Alamance Memorial Park., 4039 S. Church St., Burlington, NC 27215 where we will form an honor flag line.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Charles Bullock
Position: North Carolina Assistant State Captain

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December 28, 2019 @ 12:00 am
December 29, 2019 @ 12:00 am
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Fred Rankin” Butch” Michael Jr Comment

  1. 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

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