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Honor Mission
Raymond Dwain Blackwood, Veteran
USA –
Phoenix, Arizona – 12-30-20

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Raymond Blackwood was a United States Army veteran. He proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1966 to 1968. During his time in the service of his country he achieved the rank of SP4 and pay grade of E4. Raymond entered the Army on September 14th, 1966 and served one year and five months and 10 days of Foreign Service. His last duty station was HHC Headquarters 2nd Battalion 54th Infantry in Germany. Raymond’s MOS was 11B20 Light Weapons Infantry. Raymond, after serving one year, eleven months and 12 days was released from active duty and honorably discharged on August 25th, 1968. After serving his active duty Raymond was assigned to the United States Army Reserves till September 13th, 1972. While in the service of his country Raymond earned the National Defense Service Medal.

Staging Time: 11:20

Hansen Funeral Chapel
8314 N. 7th St.
Phoenix, Arizona 85020

Ride Captain:

David Abbott  605-661-6233  dlabbott99@hotmail.com
Lead Road Guard: Bill Wooster

Special Instructions:

Briefing: 11:30 AM
COH: 11:50 AM (Time Permitting)
LRG briefing 12:00 PM
KSU to National 12:15 PM
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 12-30-20
Staging Time: 12:40

National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona
23029 N. Cave Creek Rd.
Phoenix, Arizona 85024

Ride Captain:

David Abbott  605-661-6233  dlabbott99@hotmail.com
Flag Captain: Gary Ogle
Special Notes: Following CDC/Government guidelines/mandates and directives from our State Captain, the following precautions are to be followed:· All members are required to wear a face mask/cloth covering at all times during the mission. If you are unable to wear a mask, we ask that you stand down and stay home. There are no exceptions.· No handshakes, elbow bumps or hugs for greetings and goodbyes.· If you feel ill or have a temperature, please stay home until you improve.· If you have medical condition(s) that make you at high risk we ask that you please stand down until conditions improve.· Maintain a minimum of six-foot distance from other members when standing the flag line. Maintain at least 15 feet separation from all family members, cemetery personnel, Honor Guard, funeral home staff, clergy, etc.· Wash your hands before, during (as practical), and after the mission.· Water will be provided by the flag support person and passed out only by that person. No snacks will be provided by flag support and members should not bring any to share either.

Special Instructions:

Meet Flag Captain at Visitor’s Center
Set flag line: 12:55 PM
Honors: 1:00 PM
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Mike Sullivan
Position: Arizona Assistant State 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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December 30, 2020
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