Kathleen D Tennis, Veteran
USA USAF, ANG –
Sierra Vista, Arizona – 05-10-21
ABOUT THE MISSION:
Kitty served in the US Air Force and later she served in the US Army and Army National Guard. retiring as a Staff Sergeant. In the Army she was a Personnel Records Sergeant. She proudly served her country in the Army from February1985 to August 1993. Her Army awards and decorations include the Army Achievement Medal, the Army Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal With Bronze Star, the NCO Professional Development Ribbon, and the Army Service Ribbon. Kathleen Tennis was released from active duty and honorably discharged in August 1993.Staff Sergeant Tennis had military assignments in Wyoming and Washington state, as well as at the Pentagon. When Kathleen Tennis re-enlisted, her daughter Teresa enlisted in the Wyoming Army National Guard in the same ceremony. They were the first Wyoming mother-daughter to enlist together. Kitty and Teresa were 3rd- and 4th-generation military veterans. Kitty was a Life Member of the Disabled American Veterans, Vietnam Veterans of America, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Women’s Army Corps Veterans Association. Kitty liked to volunteer where she could help, and she often conducted fund-raising 50/50 drawings for DAV. It is our honor to stand in silent reverence as we show respect and gratitude to this hero for her sacrifices made for this nation.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 05-10-21
Staging Time: 11:15
Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery
1300 Buffalo Soldier Trail
Sierra Vista, Arizona
Dawna Stewart firstname.lastname@example.org 602-421-0034
American Legion Riders Director: Bobby Wise email@example.com
Lead Road Guard: Bill Longworth
KSU time: 11:30 am
Military Honors 12:00 pm
Following CDC/Government guidelines/mandates and directives from our State Captain and Cemetery Director, the following precautions are to be followed:· All members are required to wear a face mask/cloth covering at all times during the mission. If you are unable to wear a mask, we ask that you stand down and stay home. There are no exceptions.· No handshakes, elbow bumps, or hugs for greetings and goodbyes.· If you feel ill or have a temperature, please stay home until you improve.· If you have a medical condition(s) that makes you at high risk we ask that you please stand down until conditions improve.· Maintain a minimum of six-foot distance from other members when standing the flag line. Maintain at least 15 feet separation from all family members, cemetery personnel, Honor Guard, funeral home staff, clergy, etc.· Wash your hands before, during (as practical), and after the mission.· Water will be provided by the flag support person and passed out only by that person. No snacks will be provided by flag support and members should not bring any to share either.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
Submitted By: Bill Wooster
Position: Arizona State Captain
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