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Honor Mission
Louis Edward Hatsfelt, Jr., Veteran
United States Army – Vietnam
Pensacola, Florida  11-27-2020


The Patriot Guard has been invited by the family of Major Louis Edward Hatsfelt, Jr., United States Army, to escort him to Barrancas National Cemetery and stand in his honor. Maj. Hatsfelt served in the United States Army for 10 years, 1 month and 14 days and was honorable discharged 3 May 1972. He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Armed Forces Reserve Medal,  National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, and the Vietnam Campaign Medal with 60 devices.  Maj. Hatsfelt was 82 years of age when he passed from this earth,

1:00 pm – Staging

Olive Baptist Church
Warrington Campus
103 W. Winthrop Ave
Pensacola, Florida

1:15pm – Briefing for all riders
1:30pm – KSU to front gate of NAS Pensacola
2:00pm – Meet the family at the front gate of NAS
2:30pmpm – Committal services at Barrancas National Cemetery

Ride Captain:

Freddie Tellis, SgtMaj USMC (Ret)

Special Instructions:

CAUTION: NAS Pensacola requires long sleeve shirts, long trousers, long fingered gloves, DOT approved helmets, leather footwear covering the ankles and appropriate eye protection. This attire will always be worn while riding during this mission until leaving NAS Pensacola.
Face masks are mandatory and will be in place from arriving at the staging area until completion of the mission. If you chose to pull your face mask down while riding, put it back in place when you get off your bike/vehicle. Individual hand sanitizer is encouraged. Maintain 20 feet distance from family and guest and a minimum of 6 feet between riders. There is to be no physical contact with family and guests. At the conclusion of the mission, we will return the flags to the trailer/flag vehicle and wipe them down with sanitary wipes.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Ray Doyle
Position: Florida Assistant State Captain

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November 27, 2020
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  1. My sincere condolences to the Family and Friends of this Hero. May He Rest in Peace.

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

  2. Please accept my condolences on your loss. May my prayers help to ease your pain during these trying times. Rest In Peace and Honor Brother. Lest We Forget!

    U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army Veteran
    Standing in Memory of,
    My Father, Harold A. Silvernail U.S. Army
    My Step-Father, Edwin D. Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, Raymond Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, John H. Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, David J. Alexander U.S. Navy
    Standing in Honor of,
    My Brother, David J. Alexander U.S. Air Force
    My Daughter, Jillian A. Silvernail U.S. Air Force
    My Daughter, Kirsten M. Silvernail Kennedy U.S. Air Force
    My Son-In-Law, Jayson E. Kennedy U.S. Army
    My Uncle, Stewart F. Silvernail U.S. Army

  3. To family and friends,..

    Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss.

    It is my honor and privilege to stand with and for those who dared stand where many feared to tread. Your loss is immeasurable but it will mark again the strength and fortitude of the families who raised and supported our heroes, our disciplined, our courageous, among whom you are included. Thank you for your fortitude and sacrifices. We are thusly forever bonded. ~~~


  4. My Condolences go out to family and friends of US Army Vietnam Veteran, Louis Edward Hatsfelt Jr. may you rest in peace and may God be with you, Thank you for your service to our Country.

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