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Honor Mission
Jonah McLeod, Retired
USA – WWII, Korea
El Paso, Texas – 02-04-20

 

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Sergeant Jonah McLeod Sr. age 98 died peacefully on January 24th, 2020. A World War II veteran—serving in the force liberating the Philippines—and veteran of the Korean Conflict, he served 20 years in the Army, with the 82nd Airborne in North Carolina and lastly with the 226 Aerial Surveillance and Attack Battalion at Ft. Bliss, Texas. He survived the Great Depression and when America was drawn into World War II he enlisted at the age of 19. While stationed in the Philippines he met his future wife Trinidad, who preceded him in death by 14 years. Upon retiring he settled in El Paso Texas and worked at Asarco as a large machine mechanic.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 02-04-20
Staging Time: 8:30 am

Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church
4800 Byron St,
El Paso, Texas 79930

Ride Captain:

Vaughn Nelson
(915) 667-9992
fwtpgrmissions@gmail.com

Special Instructions:

The Patriot Guard Riders will establish a flag line at the church.
Staging: 8:30 am
Briefing: 8:45 am
Flag Line: 9:00 am
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 02-04-20
Staging Time: 10:15 am

Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church
4800 Byron St,
El Paso, Texas 79930

Ride Captain:

Vaughn Nelson
(915) 667-9992
fwtpgrmissions@gmail.com

Special Instructions:

After the service the PGR will provide an escort from Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church to Ft. Bliss National Cemetery 5200 Fred Wilson Ave. El Paso, TX 79906.
ALL TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE with Law Enforcement Escort Services
Staging: 10:15 am
Briefing: 10:30 am
KSU: 10:45 am
Upon arrival at Ft. Bliss National Cemetery the PGR will establish an Honors Flag line for the family and friends attending the service.
Interment: 11:00 am West Shelter
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Vaughn Nelson
Position: Texas 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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