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Honor Mission
Harry J. King , Veteran
USMC –  Vietnam
Fort Oglethorpe/Chattanooga, Georgia/Tennessee – 02-23-21

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The family of U.S. Marine Corps Veteran, Sergeant Harry James King, 73, of Ooltewah, TN, has invited the Patriot Guard Riders to honor their loved one with an escort to his final place of rest and stand for him in a silent flag line. It will be our Honor to do so. Mr. King, 10/21/47 – 2/16/21, served his country from April 1966 until his honorable release in April 1972. He served in Vietnam as a rifleman and proof director of small arms. For his service in Vietnam he received the Combat Action Ribbon and a Purple Heart. Sergeant King stood for us and now it is our time to stand for him.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 02-23-21
Staging Time: 12:15 pm

W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home
555 West Cloud Springs Road
Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia 30742

Ride Captain:

Jim Dvorak
(423) 883-2212

Special Instructions:

Coronavirus precaution disclosure: Please bring a mask and wash hands often, be prepared to follow the guidelines from state and local officials as well as facility or cemetery guidelines to be outlined at mission briefing. A general record of attendees will be held by ride captain for a period not to exceed 2 weeks in the case of the need for contact tracing. If you test positive for COVID-19 within 10 days of attending a mission please contact Ride Captain with that information, your name will NOT be disclosed.Those who are sick, have a household member or other close contact who is sick should not attend and those who have higher risk of severe illness should weigh the benefits of in-person attendance against risk of exposure to a person with COVID-19, especially if recommendations for wearing masks and social distancing may be difficult to follow for themselves or 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.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 02-23-21
Staging Time: 1:00 pm

Chattanooga National Cemetery
1200 Bailey Avenue
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37404

Ride Captain:

Scott Hall
(706) 463-1247

Special Instructions:

Coronavirus precaution disclosure: Please bring a mask and wash hands often, be prepared to follow the guidelines from state and local officials as well as facility or cemetery guidelines to be outlined at mission briefing. A general record of attendees will be held by ride captain for a period not to exceed 2 weeks in the case of the need for contact tracing. If you test positive for COVID-19 within 10 days of attending a mission please contact Ride Captain with that information, your name will NOT be disclosed.Those who are sick, have a household member or other close contact who is sick should not attend and those who have higher risk of severe illness should weigh the benefits of in-person attendance against risk of exposure to a person with COVID-19, especially if recommendations for wearing masks and social distancing may be difficult to follow for themselves or others.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Byron L Hall
Position: Georgia Assistant State Captain

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February 23
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2 Comments

  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

  2. My wife and I send our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Harry J. King. Thank you for your service to our country, you 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
    Canton, GA.

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