Holloman Air Force Base
Veterans’ Day Program
Alamogordo, New Mexico – 11-10-20
ABOUT THE MISSION:
THIS MISSION IS CANCELLED DUE TO COVID 19.
The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to attend and participate in the annual HAFB Veterans’ Day Program. The event will take place at the Main Exchange Parking Lot on Monday, 10 November 2020 from 10:00am to 11:00am. We will be providing a flag line during the program.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 11-10-20
Staging Time: 8:30am
VFW Parking Lot
700 US Highway 70 West
Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310
Jim “Deacon Jim” Ernst
For those who do not have base access, the following information MUST be provided to State Captain Jim “Deacon Jim” Ernst at firstname.lastname@example.org or 575-430-3904 not later than noon on Friday, 30 October 2020 to allow sufficient time to turn the information into base security and have them process it prior to the event. No exceptions!!! Name, Social Security Number, Place of Birth, Date of Birth, and Citizenship. [Note: If you have attended a mission on base in the past and we have your information on file, all we need is to know that you will be attending in order to add your information to the access list].
If you plan on attending and DO have base access, please let the State Captain know so we can turn a head count into the organizers. Reserved parking will be provided to us; therefore, we need an accurate head count.The ceremony will begin at 1000 hours sharp at the Holloman AFB Main Exchange, just west of Alamogordo, NM on US Highway 70 West. This is a flag line, only. We will rally at the VFW parking lot, 700 US Highway 70 West at 0830 hours,
Mission briefing at 8:45am, KSU at 9:00am and we will have the flag line up at 9:55 am.
Please do not be late to the mission briefing, due to security issues we must verify that you are on the access list and have the proper identification with you.
Due to changing threat levels at the base, you will need a photo ID with you (in hand as you pass through the gate) and possibly a second form of photo ID.
Note: You must ride in with our group to participate. There are security issues we are concerned with and will adhere to. Please ensure that you have proper drivers’ license, registration, and insurance cards with you.
No weapons of any kind are allowed on base! Additionally, required safety gear, no exceptions: Helmet (any DOT approved), Long Sleeve Shirts or jackets, full Fingered Gloves, Long Pants, Over the ankle boots, Eye Protection (sunglasses, helmet shields, etc…a wind screen on your bike does not constitute eye protection.
COVID-19 requirements of a 6-foot distance between members and masks will be required.
El Paso PGR, if you are attending, please meet the rest of us at the VFW.
Las Cruces PGR, if you are attending, please link up at the Holloman AFB visitors center on base at 9:15am. Do Not report into the security folks at the visitors’ center, the Ride Captain will handle all access requirements. We will check you off against the access list at that point.If you are a member of another group, please forward this mission information to them so we have maximum participation.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.
Submitted By: Jim Ernst
Position: New Mexico 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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