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Honor Mission
Hero’s without Family, Veteran and Korea
USA USMC USAF – Korea, Vietnam
Sarasota, Florida – 03-06-19

Sarasota National Cemetery will have a service for four heroes without family. The first hero, Sgt US Army, served 5/31/66 to 5/15/69 – Vietnam. The second hero, Sgt USMC, served 10/10/72 to 6/29/77 – Vietnam. The third hero, PV2 US Army, served 11/6/51 to 10/28/53 – Korea. The last hero, A1C USAF, served 7/22/73 to 5/9/74 Vietnam. These heroes served our Great Nation and us. This is our turn to stand for these heroes.
Please bring your 3×5 American Flags and stand in silent respect for these heroes, while they receive Military Honors.

Staging Time: 11:00 AM

Sarasota National Cemetery
9810 SR 72 Sarasota Fl. 34241
Sarasota, Florida 34241

Ride Captain:

Blair McFarlane

Special Instructions:

Stage: 1100 am
Brief: 1115 am
Service: 1130 am
Flag Line as determined by R/C
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Henry Hyde
Position: Florida Assistant State Captain

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March 6, 2019
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  1. Rest in peace now, for your tour of duty is finished.

    Thomas “Tat2diver” Cook
    Senior Ride Captain
    NW Florida District

    1991-2011 Retired Air Force Master Sergeant (631X0 or 2F0X0)

    ….Never ride your HOG faster than your guardian angel can fly

    – I will stand with the Patriot Guard Riders until the day my PGR Brothers and Sisters stand for me.
    – Standing For Those Who Stood for US – 4312 proud miles ridden on Patriot Guard Rider missions

    Ephesians 6:10-18 – Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.

  2. My Condolences go out to these American Heroes may they rest in peace and God be with them, Thank you for your service.

  3. May all who read this find strength in acknowledgement that you were willing to sacrifice all so that another might taste liberty and to do so, you stood courageously where few dare tread and you are so remembered and honored among patriots.

  4. Mission accomplished. 16 PGR were honored to stand for 3 veterans without families (USMC SGT Clarence Free, USArmy PV2 Edward Steuer, & US Air Force A1C David Westfall) as well as US Army SGT William Benesch and his family.

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