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Richard “Roy” Shoptaw

Honor Mission
Richard “Roy” Shoptaw , Veteran
USN –
Tucson, Arizona – 12-27-19

ABOUT THE MISSION:
Richard “Roy” Shoptaw is a United States Navy Seabee, enlisting in 1977 and achieving the rank of Chief. Roy served for 18 years, serving in the South Pacific fighting the drug wars. Roy also served in the Civil Defense, FEMA Disaster Relief, Civil Air Patrol, storm spotter, RACES, ARES, CERT, Smoke Jumper, BLM, Fire Fighter BIA, Disaster Response Texas and Missouri, and International Mine Rescue.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 12-27-19
Staging Time: 09:45 am

Mission Public Library parking lot
3770 S. Mission Rd.
Tucson, Arizona 85713

Ride Captain:

Brian “BK” Kempker   520-403-4258
brian_kempker@msn.com
Lead Road Guard: Bill “Wildhorse” Wooster

Special Instructions:

10:00 AM: Mission & Safety Briefing with all drivers and riders
10:10 AM: KSU
11:00 AM: Memorial Service
* Flag Captain and others not riding in the procession, go to stage 2 location.
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: 12-27-19
Staging Time: 10:30 am

VFW Post 10254
10211 S. Sasabe Rd.
Tucson, Arizona 85705

Ride Captain:

Brian “BK” Kempker  520-403-4258
Brian_kempker@msn.com
Flag Captain: Bobby T

Special Instructions:

10:40 AM: ETA of our Hero
10:50 AM: Circle of Honor with the family joining us
10:55 AM: Set Flag Line
11:00 AM: Memorial Service
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: David Murphy
Position: Arizona Assistant State Captain

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