Leonard Hestand, Veteran
USA – WWII
Altus, Oklahoma – 05-22-20
ABOUT THE MISSION:
The family of PFC Leonard Hestand US Army Air Corps WWII Veteran, Altus, Ok. has asked the Patriot Guard Riders to stand a flag line at his services to be held Friday at 10:00 AM. Burial with Military Honors will follow in the Olustee Cemetery. All social distancing guidelines will be in effect so after posting flags we will render our respect at a distance. Flags will be posted at the cemetery and we will also maintain the appropriate distance there. Leonard Hestand began his military career in 1942 serving with 501st Bomb Group (B-25 Mitchell Bombers) as an Airplane & Engine Mechanic including tours in Guam. He completed his service to our country and received an Honorable Discharge in Feb 1946.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 05-22-20
Staging Time: 09:00 AM
Martha Road Baptist Church
20388 County RD. 158
Altus, Oklahoma 73522
Billy (5 Dollar) Hope
“Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable.”
Mandatory Briefing: 9:10
Post Flags/Flag line: Following Briefing.
KSU: Following Service
Accompany our hero and family to Olustee Cemetery Olustee, Ok. (Approximately 21 miles).
Weather: Partly cloudy, high of 87, chance of rain 20%.
Note: Social Distancing Guidelines will be in effect throughout this mission.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.
Submitted By: Billy Hope
Position: Oklahoma Assistant State Captain
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