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Quarterly Field of Honor
Tampa, Florida  10-12-19



The Veterans Council of Hillsborough County has invited the Patriot Guard Riders to stand a flag line for its quarterly Field of Honor Ceremony on Saturday, October 12. The event will pay tribute to heroes who lost their lives in July, August, and September 2019. Fallen members of law enforcement will also be honored. Gold Star Families in attendance will include the family of U.S. Army Pvt. Peter Cimino, who died in Vicenza, Italy on March 3, 2019. Additional participants include the Greater Tampa Blue Star Mothers of America, Lennard High School Army JROTC Color Guard, VFW Post 8108, Sgt. Walter P. Ryan Detachment 1226 Marine Corps League of Riverview, and singer Cadet Pares Futtrell, Army ROTC. Military personnel being remembered are: * Three casualties from Operation Inherent Resolve (Iran, Syria, and Yemen) * Seven casualties from Operation Freedom’s Sentinel/Resolute Support NATO (Afghanistan) * 22 previously unidentified remains of U.S. Military members lost during World War II, Korea, and Vietnam (now identified through mitochondrial DNA). Please feel welcome to stay after the ceremony to enjoy the park and museum grounds.

Staging Time: 9:15 am

Veterans Memorial Park
3602 North U.S. Highway 301
Tampa, Florida 33619
Meet at green bench near parking spaces in front of pavilion.,-82.3759418,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x88c2cf394c835183:0xd91269ab377d9dfd!8m2!3d27.976423!4d-82.362461?hl=en
Ride Captain
Blair McFarlane

Special Instructions:

9:15 am – Staging
9:30 am – Briefing
TBD set Flagline
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.


Submitted By: Catherine Goldie
Position: Florida 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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October 12, 2019
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Quarterly Field of Honor Comment

  1. Mission accomplished. 6 PGR were honored to stand during ceremonies honoring American Heroes from all branches of the military and law enforcement who lost their lives during the 3rd quarter of 2019. Also honored were 22 previously unidentified remains who have now been identified.

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