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Honor Mission
Roger Alan Klingbeil, Retired
USAF – Vietnam
Dallas, Texas – 07-13-18


Lt Col Roger Alan Klingbeil retired from the Air Force. He served in Vietnam and was awarded the Purple Heart, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal w/8 Oak Leaf Clusters, Air Force Commendation Medal and Vietnam Service Medal.  The Patriot Guard Riders will stand a flag line at Lt Col Klingbeil’s interment service.

Staging Time: 12:15 p.m.

DFW National Cemetery
2000 Mountain Creek Parkway
Dallas, Texas 75211

Ride Captain:

John Bartis
(636) 544-7669

Special Instructions:

Following a briefing at the Cemetery Visitor’s Center, honor bikes will be selected and positioned in the appropriate staging lane to provide a final escort for Major Roger A. Klingbeil.  The remaining Riders will proceed to the designated shelter, establish a flag line and prepare to receive our veteran, family and guests. At the conclusion of the interment service, flags will be retired and stowed before Riders are then debriefed and dismissed.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Ted Waldron
Position: Texas Ride Captain

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  1. Michelle and I wish to pass on our sincere condolences to the family and friends of this American Hero. We would like to thank this Hero for your service and sacrifice in the protection of our freedom. You will not be forgotten. We pray you rest in peace.

  2. A hero has fallen. It is time for us to mourn their passing, secure in the
    knowledge that their service and sacrifice shall not be forgotten. We mourn
    with their family and friends, knowing that they will find peace in the arms
    of the Lord.
    Hero, your watch is done, you can stand down now. We now have the watch.

    POW-MIA’s you are not forgotten.

    “Hotwheel,” Cisco, Texas

    In memory of :
    SGT. Ralph D. Woods Jr. USA Korea
    Crew Chief Eddy J. Pearman USAAC/USAF Korea
    Radio Operator Duane Duncan USMC Vietnam

  3. We have lost another Great American Hero,

    Angie and I offer our deepest, and most heartfelt condolences to the Family and Friends of this true American Hero. It’s with great sorrow we say goodbye to all our great Heroes. Our hearts are heavy with the loss of those who stood and fought for our country. Be proud and strong in their beliefs. God bless, stand down, your mission is now complete…may you rest in Honored, Eternal Peace. Thank you, Your sacrifices will not be forgotten.

    Lloyd R. Carter, USAF, 366th SPS, Viet Nam

    Riding in memory of:
    My Brother, PFC Milford D. Carter, 9th Inf.,Viet Nam,
    My Father, Raymond H. Carter, WWII , 331st Base Unit, A.A.F.,
    My Step-Father, Freddie D. Braswell, USMC Korea,

    They were my heroes, I stand for them.

  4. Roger was a shinning example of commitment and dedication to flag and country.
    “Its not that I could and others couldn’t. It’s that I did and others didn’t”. U.S, Veteran. (anonymous)

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