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Honor Mission
Richard C. Lannom, POW/MIA
USN – Vietnam
Union City, Tennessee – 03-02-19


The Great State of Tennessee and the City of Union City will be welcoming home LT Richard C. “Tito” Lannom, United States Navy. LT Lannom gave his life for his county on March 1st, 1968 when his aircraft was shot down over North Vietnam during a bombing run and has been classified as Missing-in-Action since then. He was recently identified and is being returned to his family. The family has requested the Patriot Guard Riders to honor this hero.

Staging Time: 09:30 AM

Discovery Park of America
830 Everett Blvd
Union City, Tennessee 38261

Ride Captain:

Jim Phelps
Asst: Dan Bondurant,, 270-705-0307

Special Instructions:

Patriot Guard Riders will provide an Honor Flag Line prior to the funeral service which starts at 1:00 PM. Following the funeral service PGR will provide an escort and a Honor Flag Line during the Military Honors at Eastview Cemetery, Union City, TN
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: Jim Phelps
Position: Tennessee Ride Captain

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March 2
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  1. My sincere condolences to the Family and Friends of LT Richard C. “Tito” Lannom. May this Hero now Rest in Peace, Hero.

    JJ Bishop, PGR
    SGT (Ret.), Henrico County Police, Virginia
    MCPO (Ret.), USCGR
    Hudson, FL

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