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Arlington National Cemetery
PFC Julie Anne Shanahan, Veteran
Alexandria, Virginia – 02-04-21


PFC Julie Anne Shanahan, a US Army Veteran, was the first woman assigned to the 3rd Infantry Regiment, “The Old Guard”.  Julie proudly served as the Regimental Photojournalist. She also worked at the Pentagon, providing photographs for the “Pentagram News” a military newspaper. She received several military honors, among them the National Defense Service Medal and the Army Service Ribbon. She was honorably discharged in 1996 after contracting cancer. PFC Shanahan will be interred on the hallowed grounds of Arlington National Cemetery. PGR has been invited to attend the service and we will be there to stand tall, silent and proud in honor of this Army Veteran and Photojournalist, her family friends and comrades at arms.

Staging: 7:15 AM

Cunningham Turch FH
811 Cameron Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Ride Captain:

Jeff Scheulen

Special Instructions:

Stage: 7:15 AM
Brief: 7:30 AM
KSU: 7:45 AM, escort family to ANC
Honors: 9:00 AM, graveside ANC
In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, we will maintain 6’ distance requirements and situational awareness. Remember bring your mask or other facial covering. Large 3×5 flags for escort only. They are not permitted in ANC, and 100% ID Check is in effect! Dress & hydrate accordingly.
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Concealed/carry permits are NOT recognized on military installations and federal reservations, therefore do not bring weapons or hazardous materials to this mission.
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: Bruce Gentile
Position: Maryland State Captain

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February 4
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  1. My sincere condolences to the Family and Friends of this Hero. May She Rest in Peace.

    JJ Bishop, PGR
    SGT (Ret.), Henrico County Police, Virginia
    MCPO (Ret.), USCGR
    Hudson, FL

  2. May the Lord wrap the family and friends of Julie Anne Shanahan in His arms and guide them with His grace and comfort during their time of sorrow. PFC Shanahan, thank you for your service to our country.

    With honor, respect and deepest sympathy,

    Becca “Lady Harley” Landick
    Virginia State Captain
    Patriot Guard Riders

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