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Honor Mission
Thomas Montgomery Hicks, Retired
USMC – Vietnam
Lynchburg, Virginia – 06-27-20

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Thomas Montgomery Hicks served with distinction and retired after 30 years in the United States Marine Corps. He served two tours in Vietnam as a combat sniper. Following his retirement he relocated to the Farmville area of Virginia and worked for the Virginia Department of Corrections until he retired from the State. He was extremely involved with his community and volunteered with Veterans and Homeless organizations and was an active member of the VFW Post 7059.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 06-27-20
Staging Time: 10:30am

Lynchburg Airport Sheets,
Hwy 29
14480 Wards Rd
Lynchburg, Virginia 24502

Ride Captain:

Jim “Jackalope” Tennant, jackalope96@aol.com, (434) 851-1861

Special Instructions:

NEW RULES: No direct contact (elbow bumps vs. buddy hugs). No unnecessary family member or guest contact. Use masks and hand sanitizer, wipe down flag staffs, keep our individual distance at 6 feet or more at all times, including the flag line. This is a flag line mission only and no escort is planned. All Ride Captains in Training (RCiT) are encouraged to participate. KSU 10:45 AM.
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 06-27-20
Staging Time: 11:45am

VFW Post 7059
1616 Graham Road
Farmville, Virginia 23901

Ride Captain:

Jim “Jackalope” Tennant, Jackalope96@aol.com, (434) 851-1861

Special Instructions:

NEW RULES: No direct contact (elbow bumps vs. buddy hugs). No unnecessary family member or guest contact. Use masks and hand sanitizer, wipe down flag staffs, keep our individual distance at 6 feet or more at all times, including the flag line. This is a flag line mission only and no escort is planned. All Ride Captains in Training (RCiT) are encouraged to participate.
Brief:12:00 PM.
Set the Flag Line: 12:10 PM.
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Becca Landick
Position: Virginia State Captain

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June 27
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2 Comments

  1. May the Lord hold the family and friends of Thomas Montgomery Hicks, USMC (Ret), in His arms and guide them with His grace and comfort during their time of sorrow. Mr. Hicks, thank you for your service to your country, your community and our freedom.

    With honor, respect and deepest sympathy,

    Becca “Lady Harley” Landick
    Virginia State Captain
    Patriot Guard Riders

  2. 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

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