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Honor Mission
Michael Joseph Lenk, Veteran
USA, USAR
Jefferson City, Missouri – 06-13-21

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Michael was a 1965 graduate of Buchanan High School in Troy, Missouri. He proudly served his country in the United States Army. He entered the U.S. Army in September 1966 and separated September 1968.  While serving his country he was a construction engineer assigned to Co B 83rd Engr Bn, Fort Riley, Kansas and attained the rank of SP4 (T) E-4.  He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and Expert Badge (Rifle).  Michael was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, the American Legion, the VFW and the Elks. He was also a member of St. Peter Catholic Church.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 06-13-21
Staging Time: 12:45 pm

Apple Creek Farm
621 Murphy Ford Rd
Jefferson City, Missouri 65109

Ride Captain:

Dale ‘Trapper’ York
yorkr@missouri.edu
573-814-9903

Special Instructions:

Briefing 1:30 PM followed by flag line until military honors are conducted at 2:30 PM
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Mark Cobra Birmingham
Position: Missouri Ride Captain

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June 13
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9 Comments

  1. Our sincere condolences on the loss of your loved one. It is our honor to stand silently and with respect for him. We are forever grateful for his love and dedication to this great Nation. May he rest in peace.

    Mark Cobra Birmingham, TSgt, Ret.
    USAF Security Police 73-93
    Ride Captain PGR

    Riding in memory:
    James A. Birmingham, TEC-5, US Army, YN3 US Navy, WWII
    Wilhelmina M. Birmingham, HA1, US Navy, WWII
    Joseph F. Melenbrink, MOMM3, US Navy, WWII
    Ralph H. Martin, PFC, US Army, WWII
    James L. Etling Sr, US Navy, Korea
    James L. Etling Jr., PFC, US Army, Vietnam
    Mark K. Dopson, TSgt, US Air Force, Vietnam
    Michael D. Blake, PFC, US Army
    Mark K. Schroeder, SFC, US Army, Vietnam

    Riding in support:
    Jordan C. Birmingham, Sgt, US Marines

  2. My condolences for the loss of your loved one. Be Proud of your loved one for their service and sacrifices they made to preserve our Country’s Freedom. Stand down and rest in eternal peace, your mission is complete. We now stand for you as you once stood for us.
    Live Simply, Love Generously, Care Deeply, Speak Kindly, Leave the Rest to God.

    Bob ”Grampy” Griffith
    USASA M.P. Cpl. 59-62
    Retired Lt. LEO. 62-92
    Ride Captain Patriot Guard
    Montgomery City, Mo.
    Riding In Memory of My Wife Judy Griffith
    Patriot Guard Rider 1/05/2009 5/20/2019
    Riding in Honor of my Son:
    Mark D. Griffith U.S. Navy Veteran
    Riding in Memory of my Uncles:
    Mural Griffith U.S. Navy WW ll
    Orville Griffith U.S. Army WW ll
    Sterling Griffith U,S, Army WW ll
    Riding in Memory of My PGR Brothers:
    SFC. Mark Schroeder USA Ride Captain
    Rodney ”El Rod” Hale USMC PGR Brother
    Ron ”I-Candy” Peterson USMC Ride Captain

  3. I pray for comfort and spiritual healing for the family of a true American Hero. I am thankful for his service to our country and his sacrifices to preserve our freedoms which will never be forgotten.

    “He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”
    Revelation 21:4

    Ricky Moceri
    State Chaplain
    Patriot Guard Riders
    Missouri

  4. My wife and I wish to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of this true American Hero, US Army – US Army Reserve Veteran, Specialist Four (SP4) Michael Joseph Lenk. We thank you for your service to a grateful nation, may your family find peace in knowing you served proudly and comfort in the months to come. May you rest in peace for your mission is now complete. I salute you.

    Robert “Bob” White
    USA (Ret) 1SG
    Vietnam Era
    Jul 72 – Aug 94
    Ofallon, MO

    Riding in Memory of:
    F.C. White, Sr, Tec 5 (Corporal), USA, WWII (Father)
    G.A. Thompson, Pvt, USA, WWI (Grandpa)
    D.A. Thompson, MCPO, USN (Ret), Korea (Uncle)
    G.A. Thompson, Sgt, USMC, Korea (Uncle)
    L. Norris, Msgt, USAF (Ret), Vietnam (Uncle)

    Riding in Honor of:
    F.C. White, Jr, Ssgt USAF, Vietnam (Brother)
    F.C. White, III, Pfc, ARNG (Nephew)
    D.B. White, PO2, USN, Vietnam Era (Twin)

  5. My wife and I offer our deepest condolences to the family of an American Hero. His service and sacrifice to our country to preserve our freedom is not and will not be forgotten. I wish him Fair Winds and Following Seas. Your mission here is completed. Rest in peace, we have the watch!

    Joseph “Mustang” Bilodeau
    LCDR USN (Ret)

  6. I am sorry for the loss of your Loved One. I pray God will Comfort, Strengthen and Bless each of you as you go through this time of grief.
    I am thankful for Mr. Lenk’s service and sacrifice for our country in the US Army. He is ” Fallen Never Forgotten.“ May he rest in Peace.
    Bobby
    USAF 67 – 71

    In Memory :
    Bill Breuer USAF Vietnam Era
    Ron Breuer US Army Vietnam

  7. From our home to the family and friends of Michael Joseph Lenk, we are very sorry for your loss. We thank him for serving his country and protecting our freedoms. Rest In Peace Sir! Thoughts and prayers of comfort to all his loved ones.

    Ron-Jan Watts
    TenMile/Macon
    Blue Star Parents
    Military Family

  8. Please accept my condolences on your loss.

    We stand with feet planted firmly on rich soil knowing what freedom is. Because of our veterans, I am free to honor God and country without persecution. Where there is injustice, I am free to fight. Where there is silence, I am free to speak. Where there is hate, I am free to love.

    Your love one’s watch is over, may they rest peacefully in the arms of God.

    Bruce Berg, ISC, USN (Ret)

  9. Do not stand at my grave and weep
    I am not there.
    I do not sleep.
    I am a thousand winds that blow.
    I am the diamond glints on snow.
    I am the sunlight on ripened grain.
    I am the gentle autumn’s rain.
    When you awaken in the morning’s hush,
    I am the swift uplifting rush
    Of quiet birds in circled flight.
    I am the soft stars that shine at night.
    Do not stand at my grave and cry;
    I am not there,,I did not die

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