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Honor Mission
Stephen David Thompson, Veteran
USN, Vietnam
Augusta, Georgia – 05-05-20


The family of GMG3 Stephen David Thompson was advised that the Navy would not be able to perform military honors for their loved one due to current COVID 19 restrictions. The Patriot Guard Riders have been asked to stand in and we have advised them it will be an honor to stand for this hero. PO3 Thompson was a member of the 1st U.S. Navy dog handler team in Vietnam where he received a Purple Heart. Gunners Mate Thomson stood for us years ago and it is now our time to stand for him. Stephen was also an avid motorcycle enthusiast.

Staging Time: 10:00 am

Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors
214 Davis Road
Augusta, Georgia 30907

Ride Captain:

Leon ‘River Rat’ McLamb
706 836-6104

Special Instructions:

We will set up a static flag display and stand a flag line as family and guests arrive. Large flags will be displayed on bikes at the family’s request.
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: Leon McLamb
Position: Georgia Assistant State Captain

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  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 friends and family of Stephen David Thompson. May you rest in peace your duty here on earth is done

    Lamar “SpeedyO”, Owen PGR
    US Army Vietnam 1967 – 1968
    Riding in honor of my Brother
    James W. Owen USAAC WWII

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