Joseph M. Hanewinkel, Veteran
USA – WWII
St Louis, Missouri – 06-16-20
ABOUT THE MISSION:
Ladies and Gentlemen of the Patriot Guard Riders, we have been invited to honor a revered member of the United States Army and WW II Veteran. The family of Joseph M. Hanewinkel, has invited Patriot Guard Riders to stand a flag-line of honor and respect. It will be our honor to do so. Hero Hanewinkel served in the United States Army from 8 Mar 1944 to 6 Jan 1946. He earned the rank of Technical Sergeant and was a member of the 1st Inf Div., when he was wounded at the beginning of the Battle of the Bulge in Nov 1944. After recuperating, he was transferred to the 9th Base Air Depot where he served as Air Base Support and Supply Clerk. Hero Hanewinkel was awarded the Bronze Star Medal; Purple Heart Medal; Good Conduct Medal; European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal w/1 Star; WW II Victory Medal; Army Occupation Medal; Combat Infantryman Badge; Thank you, Mr. Hanewinkel, from a grateful Nation. Your faithful dedication to serve the United States of America is deeply appreciated, and will never be forgotten.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 06-16-20
Staging: 8:00 AM
Kutis – Affton
10151 Gravois Rd
St Louis, Missouri 63123
Mike “Jenky” Jenkins
Stage/Mission Brief: 8:00 AM
Flag-line: 8:30 AM, We will then escort their loved one to Saint Simons the Apostle Catholic Church.
Service: 10:00 AM, following the service, we will escort our hero to his final resting place at the Hallowed Ground of Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, for his final Military Honors.
Weather: forecast expected is Sunny with a high of 84F, 30% chance of rain for the scope of this mission. Dress appropriately, cages are always welcome. Remember to hydrate.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.
Submitted By: Mike Jenkins
Position: Missouri Ride Captain
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