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Honor Mission
Robert McElroy
USA – , Vietnam
West Columbia, South Carolina – 06-02-20

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Command Sergeant Major McElroy served his country honorably for more than thirty years, including time in Vietnam. This is a two-part two-day mission. Please read the entire mission statement.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 06-02-20
Staging Time: 12:00 PM

Christ Center
4615 Platt Springs Road
West Columbia, South Carolina 29170
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Ride Captain:

James “Yoder” Christian
803 463-372
0jdchristian@att.net

Special Instructions:

Briefing: 12:15 p.m. Following the briefing, we will set up and hold a flag line until the start of the service at 1:00 p.m. When the service starts, we will stand down and quietly depart.
For PGR missions during the COVID-19 virus we will abide by all rules and regulations set by the CDC and the State of South Carolina Department of Veterans’ Affairs. Each attendee is responsible to bring a personnel face-covering. It does not have to be an actual mask, any sort of covering will be sufficient, as we will be setting an example that “We are observing all CDC recommendations regarding COVID-19”.  In keeping with the requirements of the State of South Carolina Department of Veterans’ Affairs, PGR members will maintain at least a six-foot distance between each other during the briefing and flag line. We are also instructed to be no closer than forty feet from the family.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 06-03-20
Staging Time: 08:00 AM

Palmer Memorial Chapel
1200 Fontaine Place
Columbia, South Carolina 29223
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Ride Captain:

James “Yoder” Christian
803 463-3720
jdchristian@att.net

Special Instructions:

Briefing: 8:15 a.m.After the briefing, we will prepare for an escort to Fort Jackson National Cemetery.KSU: 8:30 a.m.
Note: We will be travelling at highway speeds. Please check your flags and flags mounts.For PGR missions during the COVID-19 virus we will abide by all rules and regulations set by the CDC and the State of South Carolina Department of Veterans’ Affairs. Each attendee is responsible to bring a personnel face-covering. It does not have to be an actual mask, any sort of covering will be sufficient, as we will be setting an example that “We are observing all CDC recommendations regarding COVID-19”.  In keeping with the requirements of the State of South Carolina Department of Veterans’ Affairs, PGR members will maintain at least a six-foot distance between each other during the briefing and flag line. We are also instructed to be no closer than forty feet from the family.
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: L.Z. Harrison, Jr.
Position: South Carolina Assistant State 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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June 2
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Robert McElroy Comment

  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

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