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Honor Mission
Jon Wayne Hudson, Retired
USA, Vietnam
Portland, Oregon – 07-17-20


Ladies and Gentlemen of the Patriot Guard Riders, we have been invited to stand for Jon Wayne Hudson, age 82. Jon served in the US Army from 1954 to 31 March 1985. He was Honorably Retired at the rank of Chief Warrant Officer 4. His last duty assignment was with A Co, 8th Battalion, Tradoc. He taught young pilots how to fly UH1s as an Instrument Flight Examiner for 12 years and before that as an Instructor Pilot for 14 years. Jon earned the Distinguished Flying Cross w/2 oak leaf clusters, the Bronze Star Medal w/2 oak leaf clusters, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Air Medal (31st award), the Army Commendation Medal, a Presidential Unit Citation, the Valorous Unit Award (2nd Award), the Meritorious Unit Commendation Medal, a Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Armed Forces Reserve Medal, the Army Service Medal, the Oversea Service Ribbon w/ 2 device, the Vietnam Service Medal w/1 silver & 3 bronze service stars, the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry w/palm device and the Master Army Aviator Badge. Please join us as we pay our respects and honor his service to our nation.

Staging Time: 10:30 am

Willamette National Cemetery
11800 SE Mt Scott Blvd
Portland, Oregon 97086

Ride Captain:

Rob Herman

Special Instructions:

Briefing: 10:50 am
KSU: 11:00 am
Flagline Set: 11:15 am
Service Begins: 11:30 am
Meet up top at the Rostrum by the flagpole.
Please enter the cemetery through Gate 1 or 3 as Gate 2 is permanently closed
*** There will be an RHG if possible ***
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.

Submitted By: Smokie Parrack
Position: NW OR District Captain

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