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November 19, 2020

Honor Mission
Johnny Diaz Gamboa, Veteran
Glendale, Arizona – 11-19-20

Johnny Diaz Gamboa was a United States Air Force veteran. He proudly served his country in the US Air Force from 1951 to 1955. Johnny Gamboa entered service in August 1951. From January 1952 to March 1952 he attended USAF Technical Training School for military specialty 62250 (cook). During his time in Johnny achieved the rank of Airman Second Class (E-3) and was attached with the 3450th Tactical Training Wing Headquarters stationed at Francis E. Warren Air Force base in Wyoming. A2C Gamboa was released from active duty and honorably discharged in August 1955.While in the service of his country A2C Gamboa earned the National Defense Service Medal, and Air Force Good Conduct Medal. After his enlistment, Johnny continued to support the military and doing what he loved by working in the kitchens at Luke Air Force Base as a cook for 30 years.

Staging Time: 11:30

St. Louis the King church
4331 W. Maryland Ave.
Glendale, Arizona 85301

Ride Captain:

David Murphy, aka, Murf   480-406-4049
Lead Road Guard: Nancy Finch

Special Instructions:

12:05 PM: Modified Circle of Honor
12:20 PM: KSU to Resthaven Park Cemetery Military Honors
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 11-19-20
Staging Time: 12:00

Resthaven Park Cemetery
6450 W. Northern Ave.
Glendale, Arizona 85301

Ride Captain:

David “Murf” Murphy  480-406-4049
Flag support: Karen Swanson

Special Instructions:

Meet Flag support at the gravesite location
12:20 PM: Set the flag line
12:25 PM: ETA of our hero
12:30 PM: Military Honors
Special Notes: 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 feet separation 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 the flag support person, 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

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