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Honor Mission
Giovanni Pietro Chiappa, Retired
Appling, Georgia – 09-23-20


The Patriot Guard Riders have the honor of standing for US Army retiree CSM Giovanni Pietro Chiappa who entered into rest on Sunday, September 20, 2020. CSM Chiappa loved America and he proudly served for 22 years in the United States Army. Giovanni was a selfless man who would help anyone, he once received a commendation and medal for saving a woman in a retail store parking lot.

Staging Time: 10:30 am

Kiokee Baptist Church
2520 Ray Owens Road
Appling, Georgia 30802

Ride Captain:

Leon ‘River Rat’ McLamb
(706) 836-6104

Special Instructions:

We will stand a flag line for the visitation prior to the 12:00 pm service.
When the service begins we will stand down and prepare for an approximate 15-mile rolling honor guard to Bellevue Memorial Gardens.
We will again stand for military honors at Bellevue Memorial Gardens.
We will maintain social distancing per CDC and local guidance. Please bring a mask. Although we will be outdoors, masks could be required if you go inside or in close proximity to others.
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: Leon Mclamb
Position: Georgia Assistant State Captain

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September 23, 2020
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  1. My wife and I send our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Giovanni Pietro Chiappa. Thank you for your service to our country, your can rest in peace your job here on earth is done.

    Lamar SpeedyO Owen PGR
    U S Army Vietnam 1967-1968
    Riding in honor of my Brother
    James W. Owen USAAC WWII

  2. 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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