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Honor Mission
Melvin Williams, Retired
Pensacola, Florida – 03-15-19


The family of AG1 (E-6) Melvin Williams (56) has graciously invited the Patriot Guard to escort him to his final resting place and stand a silent flag line in his honor. AG1 Williams honorably served his country for over 20 years in the United States Navy and earned the following military awards and decorations: Navy Achievement Medal (4), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Navy Good Conduct Award (5), Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (4) National Defense Service Medal, Navy “E” Ribbon (5), NATO Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal (2), and several unit awards. The Patriot Guard will escort AG1 Williams from the Zion Hope Primitive Baptist Church, 201 West Leonard Street, Pensacola, Florida to Barrancas National Cemetery for honors at 2:00 PM.

Staging Time: 09:45 AM

5480 Pensacola Blvd
Pensacola, Florida

Ride Captain:

Tommy Harris

Special Instructions:

CAUTION: The Naval Air Station 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 maintained while riding aboard the base.
1030 am – Briefing for all riders
1230 pm – (Upon completion of first mission) KSU to Zion Hope Primitive Baptist Church
                                                                                                   201 West Leonard Street,
                                                                                                  Pensacola, Florida
1330 pm – KSU to Barrancas National Cemetery with LEO
1400 pm – Interment at Barrancas National Cemetery – Site A
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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  1. My family and I wish our sincere condolences to the family and friends of AG1 Melvin Williams, May God help you through this difficult time and sorrow. For his unselfish dedication and service to this great country, he will never be forgotten.

    Rest in peace now, for your tour of duty is finished.

    Thomas “Tat2diver” Cook
    Senior Ride Captain
    NW Florida District

    1991-2011 Retired Air Force Master Sergeant (631X0 or 2F0X0)

    ….Never ride your HOG faster than your guardian angel can fly

    – I will stand with the Patriot Guard Riders until the day my PGR Brothers and Sisters stand for me.
    – Standing For Those Who Stood for US – 4312 proud miles ridden on Patriot Guard Rider missions

    Ephesians 6:10-18 – Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.

  2. My wife and I wish to extend our deepest sympathy for the loss of Your Hero.
    Rest in Peace, You will Not be Forgotten.

  3. 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

  4. My sincere condolences to the Family and Friends of Melvin Williams. Rest in Peace, Hero.

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

  5. My Condolences go out to family and friends of (Ret) US Navy GW/ODS WoT Veteran, Melvin Williams may you rest in peace and God be with you, Thank you for your service.

  6. My sincere condolences to the family of this True American Hero. Rest in Peace my Brother, we have the watch.

    David E. Olmstead
    FL RC
    CDR, USN (RET)

    “For those who fought for it, Freedom has a flavor the Protected will never know.”

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