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Honor Mission
Thomas Steven Fertner, Retired
USMC – Vietnam
Biloxi, Mississippi – 06-02-20


We are sad to report the death of US Marine Corps Retired, MGySgt Thomas Steven Fertner (74).  Mr Fertner’s awards are Letter of Appreciation (4th award); Overseas Service Ribbon; Rifle Expert Badge; Combat Action Ribbon; Republic Vietnam Service Medal; Presidential Unit Commendation; Meritorious Mast; Navy Achievement Medal; Good Conduct Medal w/ 6*; Certificate of Commendation; and the Sea Service Deployment Ribbon.  The family of Mr. Fertner has requested the Patriot Guard Riders help honor and pay respect for his service to our great country.

Staging: 11:15 AM

Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home
675 Howard Ave.
Biloxi, Mississippi

Ride Captain:

Bob Harwood

Special Instructions:

Briefing: 11:20 AM
Taps: 11:30 AM, fold and present the flag to the family.
KSU: 11:45 AM, escort to Biloxi National Cemetery.
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Robert Harwood
Position: Mississippi Ride Captain

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June 2, 2020
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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

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