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Honor Mission
James Strange, Retired
USAF, ANG – GW/ODS
Phoenix, Arizona – 02-26-21

ABOUT THE MISSION:

James Strange is a United States Air Force veteran. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force from 1966 to 1995. In 1967 he was assigned to Luke Air Force base in Arizona. James served in Operation Desert Storm. After completing his active-duty term James entered the Air National Guard. Lieutenant Colonel James Strange served as the Commander of the 161 st Air Refueling Group in Phoenix, Arizona from November 1972 to February 1995. After more than 28 years of service, Lieutenant Colonel James Strange was honorably discharged. While in the service of his country James earned: National Defense Service Medal, Air Force Longevity Service Award w/ oak leaf clusters, Air Force Good Conduct Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, and numerous citations and awards. It is our honor to stand in silent reverence as we show respect and gratitude to this hero for his sacrifices made for this nation.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 02-26-21
Staging Time: 11:30 AM

St Thomas the Apostle Church
2312 E Campbell Ave
Phoenix, Arizona 85016

Ride Captain:

Jeff “Doc “Johnson
602-980-5543
Docjohnson209@gmail.com
Lead Road Guard: Don “DJ “Jordon

Special Instructions:

11:40 AM: Mission Briefing
11::45 AM: Modified Circle of Honor
11:55 AM: KSU to National
12:30 PM: Military Honors
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.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 02-26-21
Staging Time: 12:00 Noon

National Cemetery of Arizona
23029 N Cave Creek Rd.
Phoenix, Arizona 85024

Ride Captain:

Jeff “Doc “Johnson
602-980-5543
Docjohnson209@gmail.com
Flag Captain: Gary

Special Instructions:

Meet Flag Captain at Visitors Center.
12:20 PM: Set the Flag Line Set
12:30 PM: Military Honors
Following CDC/Government guidelines/mandates and directives from our State Captain, the following precautions are to be followed:· All members are required to wear a face mask/cloth covering at all times during the mission. If you are unable to wear a mask, we ask that you stand down and stay home. There are no exceptions.· No handshakes, elbow bumps, or hugs for greetings and goodbyes.· If you feel ill or have a temperature, please stay home until you improve.· If you have a medical condition(s) that make you at high risk we ask that you please stand down until conditions improve.· Maintain a minimum of six-foot distance from other members when standing the flag line. Maintain at least 15 feetseparation from all family members, cemetery personnel, Honor Guard, funeral home staff, clergy, etc.· Wash your hands before, during (as practical), and after the mission.· Water will be provided by the flag support person and passed out only by that person. No snacks will be provided by flag support and members should not bring any to share either.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: David Murphy
Position: Arizona Assistant 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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