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Honor Mission
Rubin (Bob) David VanDunk, Retired
USA, USMC
McDonough, Georgia – 02-26-21

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The Patriot Guard Riders will stand in honor and silence for US Marine veteran and US Army retiree Rubin (Bob) David VanDunk as he once stood for us.  Bob served 4 years in the Marines and then joined the Army, from where he retired after 20 years.
During his Army career, Bob served In Vietnam where he was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge, the  Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, the Bronze Star, the Meritorious Service Medal, and Army Commendation Medal. MSG VanDunk attended the Drill Sergeant Course and the Military Supervisors School. After his military career, Bob was Civil Service at Ft. McPherson, GA.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 02-26-21
Staging Time: 10:30 am

Haisten Funeral & Cremations
1745 Zach Hinton Pkwy.
McDonough, Georgia 30253

Ride Captain:

Sid ‘Squirrel’ Kelly
Sidkelly423@gmail.com
404-273-7127

Special Instructions:

We will stand a flag line of honor from 11:00 pm until the service starts at 1:00 pm.
At the start of the service, we will enter and stand during Military Honors.
Coronavirus precaution disclosure:
Please bring a mask and wash hands often, be prepared to follow the guidelines from state and local officials as well as facility or cemetery guidelines to be outlined at the mission briefing.
A general record of attendees will be held by the ride captain for a period not to exceed 2 weeks in the case of the need for contact tracing. If you test positive for COVID-19 within 10 days of attending a mission please contact Ride Captain with that information, your name will not be disclosed.
Those who are sick, have a household member or other close contact who is sick should not attend and those who have a higher risk of severe illness should weigh the benefits of in-person attendance against the risk of exposure to a person with COVID-19, especially if recommendations for wearing masks and social distancing may be difficult to follow for themselves or others.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Sidney Kelly
Position: Georgia Ride Captain

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February 26
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2 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. My wife and I send our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Rubin (Bob) David VanDunk. Thank you for your service to our country, you can rest in peace your job here on earth is done.

    Lamar SpeedyO Owen PGR
    U S Army Vietnam 1967-1968
    Riding in honor of my Brother
    James W. Owen USAAC WWII
    Canton, GA.

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