Jesus Hernandez, Jr., Veteran
Irving, Texas – 06-23-20
ABOUT THE MISSION:
Served from 2010 to 2016. Received the Army Commendation Medal (2nd Award), Army Achievement Medal (3rd Award), Army Good Conduct Medal (2nd Award), National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Service Ribbon, Driver & Mechanic Badge- Mechanic, and Marksmanship Badge w/Rifle Bar.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 06-23-20
Staging Time: 12:45 PM
Donnelley’s Funeral Home
606 W Airport Frwy
Irving, Texas 75062
Staging Time: 1245 pm for mission and safety briefing.
Briefing Time: 1pm
In Position/KSU Time: 1:15
Starting Time: 1:30
Honor Bikes will be selected and staged appropriately around the coach with the remaining riders following. We will render honors while CPL Hernandez is placed in the coach and then prepare for the procession to DFW National Cemetery.
It should be noted that social distancing is required and that each rider should have on their person a face-covering that is to be used when in close proximity to family or friends or when entering the funeral home for any reason.
Procession: Escort Provided
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: 06-23-20
Staging Time: 1:45 PM
DFW National Cemetery
2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy
Dallas, Texas 75211
Staging Time: 1:45 pm
In Position/KSU Time: 2pm
Starting Time: 2:15
There will not be a mission briefing at DFW National Cemetery, but I will read his obituary at the post-brief.
Anyone wishing to attend the service will go directly to Shelter B and assist setting the flags.
As the procession arrives DFWNC, Honor Bikes will turn into the staging lane, and the remaining riders will move to the designated shelter, assist setting the flags and establish the Flag Line.
When directed, riders will return the flags to the storage area, have a short post-briefing, and be dismissed.
NOTE: DFWNC requires the wearing of face-covering at all times including utilizing 6’ social distancing.
Please ensure that we adhere to this requirement.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.
Submitted By: Dan Mathys
Position: Texas Ride Captain
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