Richard Thompson, Veteran
USA – Vietnam
Blaine, Washington – 02-17-19
ABOUT THE MISSION:
Our presence has been requested to stand and honor another of our Nation’s Heroes.
Spec 5 Richard Thompson was born in Edmonton, Alberta, and was a dual US/Canadian citizen.
Richard volunteered for service in the United States Army in 1968, and deployed to Vietnam the same year with the 704th Maintenance Battalion 4th Infantry division. Richard returned stateside, where he continued his service as an aircraft maintenance engineer until 1975.
Richard was passionate about his Harley and the brotherhood of the American Legion Riders. Richard was also a Patriot Guard Rider.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 02-17-19
Staging Time: 11:15 am
8130 Birch Bay Square Street
Blaine, Washington 98230
11:15 am – RC’s, SV arrive
11:45 am – Riders arrive and sign in
12:15 pm – Ride Brief
12:20 pm – KSU for service location
12:30 pm – Arrive service location, set up flag line
1:00 pm – Service starts
1:30 pm –Service Ends, Mission debrief
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.
Submitted By: Chad Larsen
Position: Washington 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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