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Honor Mission
Robert Hutcherson, Retired
USA
Killeen, Texas – 01-02-20

 

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Army Chaplain Colonel Robert Hutcherson was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army Reserve after college. After serving briefly as pastor of two churches, Robert returned to active duty service in the US Army as a Chaplain. He served in a variety of different troop assignments over his first twenty years of chaplain service, choosing primarily infantry and armor battalions and brigades. He served as Division Chaplain in the 10th Mountain Division during Operation Restore Hope in Somalia with additional duty as Command Chaplain for US Army Forces in Somalia. His overseas assignments were in France, Germany, Korea, Somalia, and Panama.Following his assignment with the 10th Mountain Division he served on the staff of the US Army War College and as Command Chaplain US Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), Quarry Heights, Panama. Chaplain Hutcherson’s final assignment was as Installation Chaplain, Fort Hood, Texas. Chaplain Hutcherson retired from the US Army after more than thirty seven years of enlisted and commissioned service. Chaplain Hutcherson’s awards and decorations included the Legion of Merit with Oak Leaf Cluster; Meritorious Service Medal with five Oak Leaf Clusters; Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster; Army Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal with one Campaign Star; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; Joint Service Meritorious Unit Award; Humanitarian Service Medal; Armed Forces Reserve Medal; Army Service Ribbon; and the Overseas Service Ribbon with the numeral 4. His entire obituary may be found here: Obituary

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 01-02-20
Staging Time: 2:05 pm

Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery
11463 SH 195
Killeen, Texas 76542
Map

Ride Captain:

Thomas “Sleepy” Weideman
254.258.4901
TWeideman@hot.rr.com

Special Instructions:

Meet at the cul-de-sac between the Walk of Heroes and the Memorial Shelter. Upon clearance and at the direction of the Ride Captain, we will move to the shelter, set up the flags, be briefed and await arrival of the procession.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Holly Melendez
Position: Texas Ride Captain

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