Robert B. Blake Jr.
USA – , Vietnam
Lexington, South Carolina – 03-06-20
ABOUT THE MISSION:
Sergeant First Class (SFC) Robert B. Blake Jr. passed away on January 7th, 2020 at the Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia, SC. An exhaustive investigation by the Richland County Coroner’s Office concluded that SFC Blake did not have any family that was able to provide final arrangements. The Dignity Memorial Homeless Veterans Burial Program stepped forward to provide this previously unclaimed Veteran, SFC Blake, with his final salute.Sergeant First Class Robert B. Blake Jr was born April 16th, 1948 and entered the United States Army in 1966. SFC Blake served honorably in the US Army for 23 years receiving a Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Vietnam Service Medal, National Defense Service Metal, Commendation Medal, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry, Combat Infantry Badge and a Parachute Badge. He retired from the US Army in 1989.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 03-06-20
Staging Time: 10:00
Caughman-Harman Funeral Home- Lexington Chapel,503 N. Lake Drive
Lexington, South Carolina 29072
Jim “Iceman” Brewer
Briefing: 10:30 AM After the briefing, we will prepare to conduct an escort with LEO assistance departing at 11:00 AM.Please check your big flag mounts for safety at highway speeds.
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: 03-06-20
Staging Time: 11:00
Fort Jackson National Cemetery4170 Percival Road
Columbia, South Carolina 29229
Marty “Shovellhead” Johnson
Briefing: 11:15 AMMeet at the administrative building for a briefing. We will move to the committal shelter as a group to establish a flag line for the 12:00 PM service.Flags and Water: Mentor Sally “Taco” Christian
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.
Submitted By: L.Z. Harrison, Jr.
Position: South Carolina Assistant State Captain
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