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Honor Mission
Mark Wesley Swisher, Veteran
USN
Benbrook, Texas – 01-30-20

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Mr Mark Swisher served proudly in the United States Navy and was awarded the following: Good Conduct Medal, Navy Expeditionary Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation and the Sea Service Deployment Ribbon Mission.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 01-30-20
Staging Time: 10:00 am

The Church at Benbrook
930 Winscott Rd.
Benbrook, Texas 76126

Ride Captain:

Brian Liberty
PostmasterLiberty@gmail.com
(979) 702-9097

Special Instructions:

Memorial Service Starting Time: 1100 am
The family of Petty Officer Second Class Mark W. Swisher has asked the Patriot Guard Riders to honor his memory and service to our country by standing flag lines at The Church at Benbrook on Thursday Jan 30, 2020 and again at the DFW National Cemetery on Monday Feb. 3, 2020.
Riders will stage at the Church of Benbrook, where they will prepare the flag line.
After the mission briefing, riders will take up positions on the flag line before the family and friends of PO2 Mark Swisher arrive.
After the service starts, flags will be furled and returned to the support vehicle, riders debriefed and dismissed from part one.
Assisted by: Rick Crabb, rickcrabb@patriotguard.org, (910) 330-9861
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 02-03-20
Staging Time: 12:15 pm

Winscott Funeral Home
1001 Winscott Rd.
Benbrook, Texas 76126

Ride Captain:

Brian Liberty
PostmasterLiberty@gmail.com
(979) 702-9097

Special Instructions:

Procession Part 2 Date: Monday, February 3, 2020
Starting Time: 12:55 pm
Part 2 Time Estimated
Riders in the procession will stage at Winscott Funeral Home, be given a safety briefing and then make ready to depart to DFW Cemetery.
This is a fluid mission and the staging may be move to the church across the street, depending on the size of the procession.
Part 2 Procession: Escort Provided.
Assisted by: Rick Crabb, rickcrabb@patriotguard.org, (910) 330-9861
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.

STAGING #3 DETAILS: 02-03-20
Staging Time: 3:30 pm

Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery
2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy
Dallas, Texas 75211

Ride Captain:

Brian Liberty
PostmasterLiberty@gmail.com
(979) 702-9097

Special Instructions:

Interment Service Part 3 Date: Monday, February 3, 2020
Part 3 Starting Time: 2:15 pm
The PGR that do not ride in the procession will stage at the DFW National Public Information Center.
A briefing will be held, honor bikes will be selected, if needed, and then riders will proceed to the appropriate shelter, set the flags, and await the arrival of PO2 Mark Swisher, his family and friends.
After the service, flags will be returned to the storage locker and riders will be debriefed and dismissed.
Assisted by: Rick Crabb, rickcrabb@patriotguard.org, (910) 330-9861
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Dan Mathys
Position: Texas Ride Captain

Note: You do not have to own/ride a motorcycle or be a veteran to join, and membership is Free. The only requirement is RESPECT! To subscribe to receive mission notices, log into the National Site and click on the Members tab at the top. Select the Subscribe to PGR Missions option.
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