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Honor Mission
James Michael Collins, Veteran
USA
MULTI-CITY, MULTI-STATE – 08-10-18

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The Patriot Guard will stand a flag line in honor of Mr. Collins’ service to his country at his funeral service on the 10th.  The Patriot Guard brothers and sisters from Oklahoma will stand a flag line at his inurnment service on the 17th.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 08-10-18
Staging Time: 09:00 a.m.

Emmanuel Baptist Church
220 Valley View Road ( also known as Loop 11)
Wichita Falls, Texas 76306
Map

Ride Captain:

Mike Johnson
weldermike@aol.com
(940) 224-2872

Special Instructions:

We will stage at the church and place our static flags around the street side and the parking area and stand an honor line for the arrival of the family and friends of our Hero. Once the service starts we will furl and stow our flags, have a short debrief and be dismissed.
Part two will take place on the 17th of August in Fort Sill National Cemetery and will be under the auspices of our PGR brothers and sisters from Oklahoma.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 08-17-18
Staging Time: 1:20 p.m.

Fort Sill National Cemetery
2648 NE Jake Dunn Road
Elgin, Oklahoma 73538
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Ride Captain:

John Jackson

Special Instructions:

Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Ted Waldron
Position: Texas Ride Captain

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August 10
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6 Comments

  1. My wife and I Thanks You for your service and sacrifices you have made to preserve our Country’s Freedom.
    We stand in spirit with our fellow Patriot Guard Riders as they Honor this Warrior. Stand down and rest in eternal peace, your mission is complete.
    Live Simply, Love Generously, Care Deeply, Speak Kindly,
    Leave the rest to God.

    Bob”GrampyBob”Griffith
    USASA M.P. Cpl 59-62 Retired Lt. LEO.
    Ride Captain Patriot Guard
    Montgomery City, Mo.

    Riding in Honor of my Son:
    Mark D. Griffith U.S. Navy Veteran

    Riding in Memory of my Uncles:
    Mural Griffith U.S. Navy WW ll
    Orville Griffith U.S. Army WW ll
    Sterling Griffith U,S, Army WW ll
    Riding in Memory of PGR Brother/Ride Captain
    Sfc.Mark Schroeder USANG {Ret} 3/28/16

  2. My family and I wish our sincere condolences to the family and friends of James Michael Collins.

    May God help you through this difficult time and sorrow. For his unselfish dedication and service to this great country, he will never be forgotten.

    Rest in peace now, for your tour of duty is finished.

    Thomas “Tat2diver” Cook
    Ride Captain
    Florida District #1

    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 – 3705 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.

  3. We have lost another Great American Hero,

    Angie and I offer our deepest, and most heartfelt condolences to the Family and Friends of this true American Hero. It’s with great sorrow we say goodbye to all our great Heroes. Our hearts are heavy with the loss of those who stood and fought for our country. Be proud and strong in their beliefs. God bless, stand down, your mission is now complete…may you rest in Honored, Eternal Peace. Thank you, Your sacrifices will not be forgotten.

    Lloyd R. Carter, USAF, 366th SPS, Viet Nam

    In memory of:

    My Father, Raymond H. Carter, WWII , 331st Base Unit, A.A.F.,
    My Brother, PFC Milford D. Carter, 9th Inf.,Viet Nam.,
    My Step-Father, Freddie D. Braswell, USMC Korea,

    They were my heroes, I stand for them.

  4. Michelle and I wish to pass on our sincere condolences to the family and friends of this American Hero. We would like to thank this Hero for your service and sacrifice in the protection of our freedom. You will not be forgotten. We pray you rest in peace.

  5. May the memories of your loved one’s service, and their devotion to friends and family, bring smiles that overshadow your grief and fill your heart with peace. Although no words can really help to ease your loss, please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers at this sad and difficult time. Sincere condolences for your loss.

    Ted Waldron
    Ride Captain North Texas PGR
    USMC/USAF
    Vietnam 68-69

    Riding in memory of:
    GySgt. Wallace Carl Bergstrom, Jr – USMC – Vietnam

  6. A hero has fallen. It is time for us to mourn their passing, secure in the
    knowledge that their service and sacrifice shall not be forgotten. We mourn
    with their family and friends, knowing that they will find peace in the arms
    of the Lord.
    Hero, your watch is done, you can stand down now. We now have the watch.

    POW-MIA’s you are not forgotten.

    “Hotwheel,” Cisco, Texas

    In memory of :
    SGT. Ralph D. Woods Jr. USA Korea
    Crew Chief Eddy J. Pearman USAAC/USAF Korea
    Radio Operator Duane Duncan USMC Vietnam

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