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Honor Mission
Gary Joe Guthridge
USMC – Vietnam
Phoenix, Arizona – 07-03-20

ABOUT THE MISSION:
Gary is a United States Marine Corp veteran. He proudly served his country in the USMC from 1963 to 1968. He served proudly with Mike 3/5 Marine Division. He spent 14 months in active combat in Vietnam. He fought in Operation Desoto, Operation Union, Union 2 and Hill 71. His battalion was awarded the Presidential Citation. Gary was released from active duty and honorably discharged in 1968.While in the service of his country Gary earned the National Defense Medal; Vietnam Service Medal w/ bronze service star; Vietnam Campaign Medal w/device; Expert Marksmanship Badge and Good Conduct Medal.Was active with the American Legion Post 44 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 07-03-20
Staging Time: 08:20

Encanto Park
2514 N 15th Ave
Phoenix, Arizona 85007

Ride Captain:

David Murphy, aka, Murf
480-406-4069 azpgrmurf@gmail.com
Lead Road Guard: Dale Judkins

Special Instructions:

8:30 AM: Road Guard/Mission Briefing
9:00 AM: KSU to National
10:00 AM: Military Honors
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.
· Wash your hands before, during (as practical), and after the mission.
· 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 not be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 07-03-20
Staging Time: 09:30

National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona
23029 N. Cave Creek Rd
Phoenix, Arizona 85024

Ride Captain:

David Murphy, aka, Murf
480-406-4069 azpgrmurf@gmail.com
Flag Captain: Paul Fries

Special Instructions:

9:40 AM: Flag Line Set
9:45 AM: ETA of our hero
10:00 AM: Military Honors
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.
· Wash your hands before, during (as practical), and after the mission.
· 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: David Murphy
Position: Arizona Assistant State Captain

Note: You do not have to own/ride a motorcycle or be a veteran to join, and membership is Free. The only requirement is RESPECT! To subscribe to receive mission notices, log into the National Site and click on the Members tab at the top. Select the Subscribe to PGR Missions option.
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