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Honor Mission
James Anthony Tappert, Veteran
USMC – Vietnam
Portland, Oregon – 12-09-19


Ladies and Gentlemen of the Patriot Guard Riders, we have been invited to stand for James Anthony Tappert, age 70.  James served in the United States Marine Corps from 16 September 1968 to 3 September 1970, with the 3rd 175mm Gun Battery (SP) 11th Marines, 1st Marine Division as an 0811 Field Artillery Batteryman.  He was Honorably Discharged at the rank of Corporal (E4). James earned the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal w/1 bronze service star, the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal w/ device and the Rifle Marksman Badge.  Please join us as we pay our respects and honor his service to our nation.

Staging: 1:00 PM

Willamette National Cemetery
11800 SE Mt Scott Blvd
Portland, Oregon 97086

Ride Captain:

Jim Kruchoski

Special Instructions:

Briefing: 1:20 PM
KSU: 1:30 PM
Flag-line: 1:45 PM
Service begins: 2:00 PM, meet up top at the Rostrum by the flagpole.  Please enter the cemetery through gate 1 or 3 as the normal gate is under construction.*** There will be an RHG if possible ***
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: John Hanan II
Position: Oregon State Captain

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December 9, 2019
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