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Honor Mission
Robert Henry Boyce, Veteran
USN – Vietnam
La Plata, Maryland – 10-31-19 – 11-1-19


The MD Patriot Guard will honor Mr. Robert Henry Boyce, 79, of La Plata, MD, by standing a flag-line in his honor at his service at the First Baptist Church of La Plata, MD, on 10/31/19 and then escorting him and his family and friends to his final resting place at the Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, MD on Nov 1st, 2019.  Mr. Boyce died on 16 October 2019.  He enlisted in the Navy shortly after graduating from HS in 1958.  As an Aviation Mechanic, he served during the Vietnam War aboard the carriers USS Hancock, Midway, Coral Sea and the USS Kitty Hawk.  He also saw duty in Subic Bay, Philippines.  Among his awards and commendations are 4 Navy Unit Commendations, the Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, National Defense Service Medal and 2 Good conduct Medals.  After his discharge, he joined the Naval Intelligence Command in Suitland, MD where he retired from after 35 years Federal service.  He was also a lifetime member of the DAV.  He is survived by his wife Vicky and their three children.

Staging: 10:00 AM

First Baptist Church of La Plata
9070 Hawthorne Rd (Rt 225)
La Plata, Maryland 20646

Ride Captain:

Sid Marcus

Special Instructions:

Part One, Mission: 31 October 2019
Stage: 10:00 AM
Brief: 10:15 AM
Render Honors: 10:30 AM, via flag-line until 11:15 AM, then secure.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 11-01-19
Staging: 12:30 PM

Raymond FH
5635 Washington Ave.
La Plata, Maryland 20646

Ride Captain:

Bruce Robocop Gentile

Special Instructions:

Part Two, Mission: 1 November 2019
Stage: 12:30 PM
Safety briefing: 12:45 PM
KSU: 1:15 PM, escort to Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery, 11301 Crain Hwy, Cheltenham, MD 20623
Honors at Chapel: 2:00 PM
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.

Submitted By: Bruce Gentile
Position: Maryland State Captain

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