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November 29, 2019

Honor Mission
Jack Allyn Long, POW/MIA, Veteran
USA – WWII
Montevallo, Alabama – 11-29-19

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Jack Allyn Long is the father of Tom Long who is a SCALNC member and also President of the Blue Star Salute Foundation.  SMSgt Long was in the Army from 1942 to 1945 as a sniper.  He was wounded and captured in Tunisia, French Morocco by Rommel’s forces and spent 27 months in Stalag 3B in Germany as a POW.  He was repatriated in 1945 and received an Honorable Discharge. In 1947 when the Army Air Corp became the Air Force he enlisted for another 23 years.  SMSgt Long died in 1976 at the age of 53 and was cremated.  He was disinterred at another cemetery and is being reinterred on the hallowed grounds of ALNC.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 11-29-19
Staging: 10:00 AM

Alabama National Cemetery
3133 Highway 119
Montevallo, Alabama 35115
https://www.mapquest.com/us/alabama/business-montevallo/birmingham-area-va-national-cemetery-352839734

Ride Captain:

Russell Padgett
russdon@aol.com
205 540 7063

Special Instructions:

Staging: 10:00 AM
Interment: 11:00 AM
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: Russell Dean Padgett
Position: Alabama Ride Captain

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