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Honor Mission
James Phillip Padgett, POW/MIA, Retired
USAF – Vietnam
Boulder City, Nevada – 10-24-19


James Phillip Padgett was a retired Lt. Col. and a pilot in the United States Air Force, and he served in Vietnam. During a mission over North Vietnam, Lt. Col. Padgett’s plane was shot down by enemy forces. He was subsequently captured and held as a POW in Hanoi. He passed away on August 16, 2019. His family is requesting the Patriot Guard Riders to stand a flagline in his honor at his interment service at the Veterans Cemetery in Boulder City, NV. The Patriot Guard Riders of Southern Nevada are honored to do so.

Staging Time: 2:00 PM

Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel
1900 Veterans Memorial Drive
Boulder City, Nevada 89005

Ride Captain:

Rick Foulon

Special Instructions:

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: Rick Foulon
Position: Nevada Assistant State Captain

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October 24, 2019
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  1. My sincere condolences to the family and friends of James Padgett. May the peaceful moments and cherished memories bring you renewed strength in the days to come. Thank you Hero for your service to our Country and your dedication to protecting the freedoms we all enjoy. Rest in Peace.

    Joe Maglie, TSgt, USAF (Ret)

  2. Thanks Patriot Guard for this and all your missions. My uncle Jim would appreciate this very much he was a great person. Fellow PGR member in Florida.

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