Reginald “Reggie” Gladney, Retired
USA, USMC, USAF, ANG – GW/ODS, WoT
Overland, Missouri – 08-07-20
ABOUT THE MISSION:
It is a most distinct honor and a privilege for the Patriot Guard Riders to stand a flag line of honor and respect for United States Marine Corps, Army, and Air Force Veteran Reginald “Reggie” Gladney, 56, and escort him to the Hallowed Grounds of Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery where he will receive full military honors. TSgt Gladney proudly served his country for over 21 years, concluding his military service with the Air National Guard of Missouri. His numerous awards include the Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (w/2*), Certificate of Appreciation, Letter of Appreciation, Good Conduct Medal (w/2*), National Defense Service Medal (w/2*), Kuwait Liberation Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal (w/2*), Rifle Sharpshooter Badge, Pistol Marksman Badge, Army Commendation Medal, Air Force Achievement Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, AF Outstanding Unit Award with Valor Device, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal with 2 Service Stars, Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, National Defense Service Medal with 1 Service Star, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal with 2 Service Stars, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, AF Overseas Ribbon Short with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon with 2 Service Stars, Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border, AF Longevity Service with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with ‘M’ Device, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with 1 Hourglass, Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon (Rifle), AF Training Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, NATO Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Missouri Commendation Ribbon with 2 devices, Missouri NG Expeditionary Ribbon and the Missouri NG Recruiting & Retention Ribbon with 1 device. After his Service in the military, Reggie worked at the St. Louis Sheriff’s Department, and security for 17+ years with the St. Louis Blues Organization. He also provided mentorship and leadership in many youth and other organizations, including the JROTC. Hero Gladney, a grateful nation thanks you and is indebted to you for your honorable service. Your sacrifices have granted us the freedoms we continue to enjoy to this very day. Thank you and Godspeed.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 08-07-20
Staging Time: 08:45 AM
Ortmann Funeral Home
9222 Lackland Road
Overland, Missouri 63114
Jim “(1) Gun-Shy” Kleszczewski
R.E.D. Shirt Friday
8:45 AM – Flag line welcoming family and friends
9:30 AM – Funeral Service
9:40 AM – Ride Meeting
10:45 AM – Honor Escort to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery (26 mi)
11:30 AM – Committal Service and Military Honors
Current forecast for Friday is partly sunny with a high of 83. We will practice social distancing.
If you are not feeling well on the day of the mission please stay home and pay your distant respects.
Face masks are required inside the funeral home and at JBNC.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.
Submitted By: Jim Kleszczewski
Position: Missouri Ride Captain
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