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Honor Mission
John Julius Johnson Sr., Veteran
United States Army, Vietnam
Pensacola, Florida  02-16-21

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The Patriot Guard has been invited by the Family of Sgt John J. Johnson Sr., United States Army, to stand in his Honor and escort him to Barrancas National Cemetery. Sgt Johnson served in the United States Army from Aug 1965 to Aug 1970 including duty in Vietnam and Korea as a Casualty Assistance Attendant. Mr. Johnson was awarded the Good Conduct Award, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, and both the Vietnam Service and Vietnam Campaign Medals. Mr. Johnson was born on 19 Mar 1944 and passed from this earth at the age of 76 on 7 Feb 2021. We will meet the family at Faith Chapel North, 1000 Hwy 29 S, Cantonment, Fl. Honors will be held at Barrancas National Cemetery at 2:00p.m. at Site “A”.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 02-16-21
11:45 AM – Staging

McDonalds
1610 S Hwy 29
Pensacola, Florida
12:00 PM – Safety brief for all riders(mandatory for mission participation)
12:15  PM –  KSU for Faith Chapel North, 1000 Hwy 29 S, Cantonment, Fl
1:00 PM –  KSU for Barrancas National Cemetery with LEO escort
2:00 PM –  Honors at Barrancas National Cemetery, Site “A”

Ride Captain:

Darryl “Stew” Stewart
stew99@bellsouth.net,
(850) 380-2095

Special Instructions:

Naval Station Pensacola requires long sleeve shirts and trousers, long fingered gloves, DOT approved helmets, leather footwear covering the ankles and proper eye protection. This attire will be worn at all times while riding aboard the base.
Face masks are mandatory at all times during the mission from briefing until completion except when riding. Individual hand sanitizer is encouraged. Maintain 20 ft distance from family and 6 ft minimum between riders. At end of Mission, return flags to trailer/vehicle for sanitization.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Ray Doyle
Position: Florida Assistant State Captain

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February 16
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5 Comments

  1. My wife and I wish to extend our deepest sympathy for the loss of Your Hero.
    Rest in Peace, Standing for Those Who Stood For US.

  2. My sincere condolences to the Family and Friends of this Hero. May He Rest in Peace.

    JJ Bishop, PGR
    SGT (Ret.), Henrico County Police, Virginia
    MCPO (Ret.), USCGR
    Hudson, FL

  3. Please accept my condolences on your loss. May my prayers help to ease your pain during these trying times. Rest In Peace and Honor Brother. Lest We Forget!

    U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army Veteran
    Standing in Memory of,
    My Father, Harold A. Silvernail U.S. Army
    My Step-Father, Edwin D. Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, Raymond Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, John H. Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, David J. Alexander U.S. Navy
    Standing in Honor of,
    My Brother, David J. Alexander U.S. Air Force
    My Daughter, Jillian A. Silvernail U.S. Air Force
    My Daughter, Kirsten M. Silvernail Kennedy U.S. Air Force
    My Son-In-Law, Jayson E. Kennedy U.S. Army
    My Uncle, Stewart F. Silvernail U.S. Army

  4. To family and friends,..

    Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss.

    It is my honor and privilege to stand with families of and for those who dared stand where many feared to tread. Your loss is immeasurable but it will mark again the strength and fortitude of the families who raised and supported our heroes, our disciplined, our courageous, among whom you are included and so often overlooked, even abandoned.
    Thank you for your fortitude and sacrifices. We are thusly forever bonded.
    ~~🇺🇸🙏🗽🙏🇺🇲~~

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