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Honor Mission
Lee Otis Ballard, Retired
USA – Vietnam
Appling, Georgia – 12-06-19


The family of Lee Otis Ballard has requested the Patriot Guard Riders to stand for him as he once stood for us. We are honored to do so. SSG (Ret) Lee Otis Ballard served on active duty for over twenty three years in the United States Army, retiring in 1998. He was also a Vietnam Veteran.

Staging Time: 1:45 pm

Speedy Mart
6697 Washington Road
Appling, Georgia 30802

Ride Captain:

Norm Chagnon

Special Instructions:

We will be staging at the Speedy Mart right outside of the Pointes West Army Resort. At 2:00 pm we will proceed as a group to the mission location on the Pointes West Army Resort. Upon arriving at the mission location we will conduct a briefing, then stand a flag line outside the Pointes West Conference Center as family and guests arrive for the 3:00 pm service. Prior to the service starting we will move inside the conference center and participate in the memorial service. Being that the Pointes West Army Resort is part of Fort Gordon be prepared to meet the requirements for riding on a military installation. You need to have a current drivers license, registration, proof of insurance, long sleeves, eye protection, full finger gloves, over the ankle footwear, and reflective vest. Also, no weapons are allowed on a military installation.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: norman chagnon
Position: Georgia Ride Captain

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December 6, 2019
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Lee Otis Ballard Comment

  1. My wife and I offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Lee Otis Ballard. Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace, your duty here on earth is done.

    Lamar “SpeedyO” Owen, USA, Vietnam 1967-1968
    Riding in Memory of My Brother
    James W. Owen WWII

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