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Honor Mission
Nathaniel Fink , Veteran
USN , USNR – , WoT
Oak Harbor, Washington – 11-02-19


  We have been invited by the family to honor Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Nathaniel Fink, US Navy.
He served on active duty from September 2000 until September 2005, followed by 1 year in the reserves. The Petty Officer served tours in Iraq with the US Marines. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Award, Sea Service Ribbon with star, Iraq Campaign Medal W/EGA, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Meritorious Unit Commendation, and two letters of Commendation. Petty Officer Fink had the vehicle he was riding in hit a land mine on his second day in country. A friend was killed in that incident, a memory he carried with him till the end. He did not talk of his service in Iraq until just before his passing when he shared with his father. Marines he served with from all over the world have been contacting the family to offer their condolences. His father was also a Corpsman who served in Vietnam. Nathaniel also leaves behind 3 children. Please come out and Honor this HERO and pay our respects to his family.

Staging Time: 12:00

1811 NE 16th Ave
Oak Harbor, Washington 98277

Ride Captain:

 Dean Thiem
Ken Rutz, Chuck Holden. Dean Thiem

Special Instructions:

SCHEDULE:11:45 AM – RC/SV arrive 12:00 – Riders arrive and sign in 12:15 PM – Mission Brief 12:25 PM – KSU 12:30 PM – Set flag line 1:00 PM – Service begins 1:30 PM or completion of service, break down flag line and debrief. Please join us in honoring another of our Nations Heroes
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.


Submitted By: Dean Thiem
Position: Washington Ride Captain

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November 2, 2019
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  1. My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Nathaniel Fink. May the peaceful moments and cherished memories bring you renewed strength in the days to come. Thank you Hero for your service to our Country and your dedication to protecting the freedoms we all enjoy. Rest in Peace.

    Joe Maglie, TSgt, USAF (Ret)

  2. 9 PGR members gathered together to honor Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Lucas Fink. Chuck Holden was given control of the mission. Briefing went well. 10 static flags were put out on the boulevard in front of the Funeral Home. Flag line was set at the front entrance to the chapel and PGR took over doorman duties. After the service commenced, the flag line was dismissed and a debrief was held. At the end of the service, the US Navy folded and presented the flag to the Mother. PGR plaque was then presented to the Mother which caused many tears. The family and friends of Lucas were most appreciative of our presence. A very worthwhile and appreciated mission completed to the highest standards by our dedicated members.

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