Michael Kocijan, Veteran
United States Air Force – Vietnam, GW/ODS
Jacksonville, Florida 02-12-21
ABOUT THE MISSION:
The family of Master Sergeant Michael Kocijan (71) graciously requested the Patriot Guard Riders to stand a flag line as they pay their final respects. MSgt Kocijan served his country honorably in the U.S. Air Force for 25 years, from 1968 to 1993. Following his service, he was a member of American Legion Post 283, Jacksonville Fl.
MSgt Kocijan’s awards include the National Defense Service Medal w/Bronze Star, Good Conduct Medal with 1 Silver and 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, Republic of Vietnam Service Medal w/3 Bronze Stars, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross w/Bronze Star, A. F. Outstanding Unit Award, NCC Professional Military to Grad Ribbon, A. F. Overseas Long Tour Ribbon w/Oak Leaf Cluster, A. F. Overseas Short Tour Ribbon, and A. F. Longevity Service Award Ribbon with Silver Oak Leaf Cluster.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 02-12-21
8:30 AM – Staging
Lannie Road Baptist Church
5998 Lannie Road
Jacksonville, Florida 32218
8:45 AM – Briefing
9:00 AM – Kickstands up t0 Jacksonville National Cemetery
Richard “Rich” Vernon
COVID-19 precautions will be observed per PGR State guidelines, which include the mandatory donning of face masks covering both mouth & nose during the mission, the social distancing of 6 feet (20 feet from the family), and the use of hand sanitizer.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided.
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
Submitted By: Richard Vernon
Position: Florida Assistant State Captain
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