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Thomas G. Rodriguez

Honor Mission
Thomas G. Rodriguez, Veteran
USA – Vietnam
Leavenworth, Kansas – 05-25-20 – 05-26-20

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Thomas G. Rodriguez served in the United States Army for two years and eleven months.  He was a Vietnam veteran and during his time in service, he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal; the Vietnam Service Medal with seven stars; the Vietnam Unit Citation; The Vietnam Campaign Medal w/60 Devices; and the Bronze Star Medal.  Of special note, he worked at the Leavenworth National Cemetery and the Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery for thirty years.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 05-25-20
Staging: 2:00 PM

Belden Larkin Funeral Home
707 South 6th Street
Leavenworth, Kansas 66048

Ride Captain:

Ron “Grumpy” Wurtele
rwurtele@kc.rr.com
(913) 683-4652

Special Instructions:

Brief: 2:00 PM, followed by setting flag-line.
Visitation: 3:00 – 5:00 PM, masks should be worn up to the point of maintaining six foot distance and then may be removed.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 05-26-20
Staging: 9:00 AM

Belden Larkin Funeral Home
707 South 6th Street
Leavenworth, Kansas 66048

Ride Captain:

Ron “Grumpy” Wurtele
rwurtele@kc.rr.com
(913) 683-4652

Special Instructions:

Brief: 9:00 AM, due to social distancing requirements, masks to be worn.
Service: 10:00 AM, followed by escort to Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery
Burial: 11:00 AM, *Note: Must have required safety gear: Helmet, glasses, full finger gloves, long sleeve shirt/jacket and ankle high boots/shoes.
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Ronald Wurtele
Position: Kansas Ride Captain

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#1 Comment By Ray Rodriguez On June 16, 2020 @ 10:06 am

Thank you for providing an escort for our brother to his final resting place. He always had respect for what you do for our veterans. He would have been proud of your attendance for the escort as well as the flag line. Again, thank you!!!