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Honor Mission
George Patt, Retired
USA – Vietnam
El Paso, Texas – 10-20-20


Compliance with all state and local directives regarding COVID–19, social distancing and the use of facial covering will be strictly enforced at all times during the course of this mission.
The family of CW4 George Patt has requested the Far West Texas Patriot Guard Riders to render honors for his interment. George entered the Army immediately upon graduation from high school on September 2, 1948. After more than 30 years of service he retired from the United States Army at Fort Bliss, Texas. George was awarded the Legion of Merit Award, the highest peacetime award authorized. George served twice in Vietnam and twice in Korea, in Ethiopia, Hawaii, Europe, and numerous bases in the USA. In addition to the Legion of Merit he was awarded two Bronze Stars, Army Commendation Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Good Conduct Medal with four knots, Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Republic of Vietnam Service Medal with six Battle Stars, Korean Service Medal, Vietnam Civil Action Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and the Armed Forces Reserve Medal.

Staging Time: 08:20 AM

San Jose Funeral Home East
10950 Pellicano Dr.
El Paso, Texas 79935

Ride Captain:

Vaughn Nelson
(915) 667-9992 Cell
Mission Scheduling: Paul Lewey, (915) 433-7000 Cel,

Special Instructions:

Staging: 8:20 am
Briefing: 8:30 am
Flag Line: 8:40 – 9:10 am
All Times are approximate with Law Enforcement Escort Services
Escort follows to Fort Bliss National Cemetery, 5200 Fred Wilson Ave., El Paso, TX 79906.
Staging: 9:10 am
Briefing: 9:20 am
KSU: 9:30 am
Interment: 10:00 am West Shelter.
Upon arrival at Fort Bliss National Cemetery the FWTPGR will stand an Honors Flag Line for those in attendance.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Vaughn Nelson
Position: Texas Ride Captain

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