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Honor Mission
John William Lanting Sr., Retired
USA – Vietnam
Harlem, Georgia – 04-30/05-01-21

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The Patriot Guard Riders have the privilege of standing for CW3/Special Agent (R) John William Lanting Sr. CW3 Lanting was a United States Army veteran of the Vietnam War and the recipient of numerous military awards including the Purple Heart and the Combat Infantryman Badge. While in the service, he was in the Criminal Investigative Department (CID) and the Protective Service Department (PSD) which included protecting American Statesman Caspar Weinberger, Secretary of Defense. Following his military career, he was Head of Security for E-Systems. After that, he became a Private Investigator, and then his career was moved to being an Agent for the United States Army Corps of Engineers. With his strong faith, Mr. Lanting served as a Hospice Care Chaplain and was a member of Providence Presbyterian Church and was a retired Ruling Elder.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 04-30-21
Staging Time: 5:30 pm

Starling-Evans Funeral Home & Cremation Services
435 W Milledgeville Rd
Harlem, Georgia 30814

Ride Captain:

Brendan “Crybaby” McNair
(617) 852-2258
brendan.mcnair@ymail.com

Special Instructions:

Briefing at 5:30 pm. We will stand a flag line as family and guests arrive for the 6 pm-8 pm Visitation.
Coronavirus precaution disclosure:
Please bring a mask and wash hands often, be prepared to follow the guidelines to be outlined at the mission briefing. A general record of attendees will be held by the ride captain for a period not to exceed 2 weeks in the case of the need for contact tracing.
If you test positive for COVID- 19 within 10 days of attending a mission please contact the Ride Captain with that information. Your name will not be disclosed.
Those who are sick, have a household member or other close contact who is sick should not attend and those who have a higher risk of severe illness should weigh the benefits of in-person attendance against the risk of exposure to a person with COVID-19, especially if recommendations for wearing masks and social distancing may be difficult to follow for themselves or others.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 05-01-21
Staging Time: 12:30 pm

Harlem Memorial Cemetery
310 S Bell St
Harlem, Georgia 30814

Ride Captain:

Brendan “Crybaby” McNair
(617) 852-2258
brendan.mcnair@ymail.com
Marcus Crawford
(706) 414-0208

Special Instructions:

Briefing at 12:30 pm. We will stand a flag line for the 1 pm graveside service with military honors.
Marcus Crawford will be the POC for this portion of the mission.
Coronavirus precaution disclosure:
Please bring a mask and wash hands often, be prepared to follow the guidelines to be outlined at the mission briefing.A general record of attendees will be held by the ride captain for a period not to exceed 2 weeks in the case of the need for contact tracing.
If you test positive for COVID- 19 within 10 days of attending a mission please contact the Ride Captain with that information. Your name will not be disclosed.
Those who are sick, have a household member or other close contact who is sick should not attend and those who have a higher risk of severe illness should weigh the benefits of in-person attendance against the risk of exposure to a person with COVID-19, especially if recommendations for wearing masks and social distancing may be difficult to follow for themselves or others.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Brendan McNair
Position: Georgia Ride 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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2 Comments

  1. 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

  2. You have done well and my respects go with you.
    May the Great Spirit Bless and Keep You.
    Rodney White

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