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Honor Mission
Joseph “Joe” Lloyd Grooms, Veteran
Brownsville, Pennsylvania – 06-24-20


The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited by the family of Joseph “Joe” Lloyd Grooms, U.S. Air Force veteran, to stand in silent honor for his service then escort for his interment at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.  Joe served during the Gulf War Era from December of 1990 to November of 1994 then transferred to the U.S. Air Force Reserves until honorably discharged December of 1998.  Joe received the National Defense Service Medal and the Air Force Achievement Medal.
Joe served our country with honor, it’s now our turn to honor him.

Staging Time: 17:00

Malden Christian Fellowship Church
343 Old National Pike
Brownsville, Pennsylvania 15417

Ride Captain:

Leonard Cole
(412) 496-7582

Special Instructions:

Briefing: 5:15 PM
Flag Line: 5:30 PM
Family arriving
Service at 6:00 PM
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 06-25-20
Staging Time: 09:30

Thompson-Marodi Funeral Home, Inc.
809 Main St
Bentleyville, Pennsylvania 15314

Ride Captain:

Ken Thompson
(724) 986-0502

Special Instructions:

Briefing: 10:00 AM
KSU, Escorting to: 10:15 AM
National Cemetery of the Alleghenies
1158 Morgan Rd
Cecil Township,PA 15017
Interment at 11:00 AM
Members can attend all of a mission or any part of the mission. PGR sets no time for a member to escort and or stand a mission. We Thank you for whatever time you give us and the families of our heroes appreciate your time.Remember that the National Cemetery is a Federal Reservation and NO WEAPONS are permitted. Also grab your masks, they need to be worn while social distancing during the service and interment.Please be aware & alert of your surroundings and before heading out, please watch the weather and dress accordingly.
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Marcy Sorensen
Position: Pennsylvania 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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June 24, 2020
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  1. Our Condolences to the Family and Friends of Joseph Lloyd Grooms.
    Thank You Joseph, for your service and sacrifice to our Country.
    Rest in Peace Airman

  2. My condolences to the family and friends of Joseph Lloyd Grooms. He was such a great guy. May he now Rest In Peace. I thank him for his service to this great country.

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