Garland Robert “Papa” Raney, Veteran, PGR
USMC – Vietnam
Dallas, Texas – 03-02-21
ABOUT THE MISSION:
Garland was a long time PGR Ride Captain. SGT (E-5), Radio Repairman, Good Conduct Medal; Vietnam Cross of Gallantry w/ Palm and Frame; Rifle Expert Badge; Good conduct Medal Period Commences 11 Jan. 1971 (3rd Award), Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Served 6 years active duty. The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to take one final ride with Garland “Papa” Raney to honor him with a flag line as we bid farewell to our fellow member.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 03-02-21
Staging Time: 10:30 am
DFW National Cemetery
2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy
Dallas, Texas 75211
Briefing: 10:45 am
In Position/KSU: 11:00 am
Starting time: 11:15 am
The PGR will stage and be briefed at the Visitor Center by MRC Sylvia Miller and RC 2 Bruce Lowe.
Four Honor bikes will be selected at this time.
The remaining PGR will proceed to Shelter B to set the flag line, welcome family and friends and then to honor Garland’s memory during the service by standing tall and silent.
At the conclusion of the service, we will return the flags to the store room, debrief and be dismissed.
We are expecting a large turnout.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
Submitted By: Dan Mathys
Position: Texas Ride Captain
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