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HOTH Mission
Stars and Stripes Honor Flight – MKE

Milwaukee, Wisconsin – 05-11-19

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Our next flight is scheduled for Saturday, May 11, 2019 . Remember, this is our opportunity to say thank you to these men and women while they are still with us. So far about 4,000 of our WW II veterans have made the trip as well as 2,500 of our heroes from the Korean Conflict and 1000 Vietnam Veterans. As usual, World War II and Korea veterans and their guardians and medical staff will start arriving at Mitchell Airport at 5:00 a.m. on May 11, 2019 and return home at 8:30 p.m. The public is not invited to attend the departure but the PGR are invited to stand a flag line to welcome the veterans and their escorts and assist with getting them and their personal effects from curb to check-in and assisting when they return.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 05-11-19
Staging Time: 4:00  am

General Mitchell Intl Airport
The D concourse is right across from the Harley shop.
We will stage at the top of the escalators, there are some tables and chairs.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Ride Captain:

Ralph “Chappy” Netzel
wischarley@yahoo.com

Special Instructions:

Staging at 4:00 a.m.Those standing the flag line should assemble by 4:30 a.m. NOTE: We are limited to 24 flag bearers, the first 24 PGR members to arrive will receive flags. The rest are welcome to join the crowd. Should we not have 24 members when we are ready to form our line, the flags will be offered to members in similar groups.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 05-11-19
Staging Time: 7:30  pm

General Mitchell Intl Airport
southern walkway between the parking structure and the main terminal area
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Ride Captain:

Tom Sberna
tsberna@wi.rr.com

Special Instructions:

The evening mission staging is now in the southern walkway between the parking structure and the main terminal area. NOTE: We are limited to 24 flag bearers, the first 24 PGR members to arrive will receive flags. The rest are welcome to join the crowd. Should we not have 24 members when we are ready to form our line, the flags will be offered to members in similar groups.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: John Curran
Position: Wisconsin 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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