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Honor Mission
Robert J. Grismer Jr., Retired
United States Navy & Navy Reserve, Vietnam
Orange Park, Florida  02-08-21

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The family of Robert J. Grismer, Jr. (76) graciously requested the Patriot Guard Riders presence for a flag line and escort to final resting place as they pay their last respects to their hero. Robert was a decorated U. S. Navy Vietnam War Veteran who proudly served his country as an Aviation Mechanic (AD) for 21 years and retired as an Aviation Maintenance Master Chief (AFCM). His personal awards include: Good Conduct Medal (5), Navy Commendation Medal, Republic of Vietnam Merit Unit Citation (Gallantry Cross Medal Color with Palm), Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation (Civil Actions Medal First Class Color with Palm), U. S. Air Force Outstanding Air Transport Unit Award, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (Cuba), Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal (Device 60), and the Armed Forces Reserve Medal.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 02-08-21
10:00 AM – Staging 

Hardage-Giddens Rivermead Memorial Funeral Home
127 Blanding Blvd
Orange Park, Florida 32073
10:15 AM – Briefing
10:30 AM – Flag Line: 10:30am
THIS IS AN ESCORTED RIDE, YOU MUST BE PRESENT AT THE BRIEF TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ESCORT
12:00 Noon – Escort Staging
12:15 PM – Escort Briefing
12:30 PM – KSU for Escort

Ride Captain:

Ken ‘Grumpy’ White
Kenrwhite1@comcast.net
(904) 413-1281

Special Instructions:

All COVID 19 precautions will be observed per PGR National, to include mandatory donning of face coverings, social distancing of 6 feet (20 feet from the family) and the use of hand sanitizer. Flags will be provided, please bring large bike flags
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Ken White
Position: Florida Ride Captain

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February 8
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5 Comments

  1. My sincere condolences to the Family and Friends of this Hero. May He Rest in Peace.

    JJ Bishop, PGR
    SGT (Ret.), Henrico County Police, Virginia
    MCPO (Ret.), USCGR
    Hudson, FL

  2. Please accept my condolences on your loss. May my prayers help to ease your pain during these trying times. Rest In Peace and Honor Brother. Lest We Forget!

    U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army Veteran
    Standing in Memory of,
    My Father, Harold A. Silvernail U.S. Army
    My Step-Father, Edwin D. Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, Raymond Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, John H. Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, David J. Alexander U.S. Navy
    Standing in Honor of,
    My Brother, David J. Alexander U.S. Air Force
    My Daughter, Jillian A. Silvernail U.S. Air Force
    My Daughter, Kirsten M. Silvernail Kennedy U.S. Air Force
    My Son-In-Law, Jayson E. Kennedy U.S. Army
    My Uncle, Stewart F. Silvernail U.S. Army

  3. My wife and I wish to extend out sincerest condolences for the loss of YOUR HERO.
    Standing for those that Stood for us.
    R.J.Shoemaker
    Ride Captain, Ocala, FL

  4. To family and friends,..

    Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss.

    It is my honor and privilege to stand with families of and for those who dared stand where many feared to tread. Your loss is immeasurable but it will mark again the strength and fortitude of the families who raised and supported our heroes, our disciplined, our courageous, among whom you are included and so often overlooked, even abandoned.
    Thank you for your fortitude and sacrifices. We are thusly forever bonded.
    ~~🇺🇸🙏🗽🙏🇺🇲~~

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