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Arlington National Cemetery
Victor J. Guerra, Sr., Retired
USMC – Vietnam, WoT, Lebanon/Grenada
Arlington, Virginia – 01-29-19

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The family of SgtMaj Victor J. Guerra, Sr., has requested the Patriot Guard stand with them at his interment in Arlington National Cemetery.  SgtMaj Guerra died on 23 October 2018.  SgtMaj Guerra served a total of 44+ years, including 37 years active duty.  He was  engaged in several combat ops in Vietnam and in 1983 was part of the multi-national peacekeeping force in Beirut, Lebanon with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, 24th Marine Amphibious Unit.  His many awards and commendations include Navy Cross, 3 Purple Hearts, Meritorious Service Medal, Combat Action Ribbon w/1 Star, Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal w/2 Stars, Vietnam Service Medal w/4 Stars, RVN Gallantry Cross Medal w/Palm and the Vietnam Campaign Medal, to name but a few. He is survived by a large and loving family and will be missed by all.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 01-29-19
Staging Time: 11:30 a.m.

Post Chapel, JBMHH Parking Lot
Arlington, VA  22221

Ride Captain:

Bill Johnston
410-507-9176 (cell)
bjohn10@verizon.net

Special Instructions:

Brief: 11:45 a.m. 
Honors:  12:00 p.m. via flag line at Chapel 
Honors:  1:00 p.m. Graveside ANC
Flags are NOT used in ANC for graveside services.  Forecast.  Concealed/carry permits are NOT recognized on military installations and federal reservations. Therefore do not bring weapons or hazardous materials to this mission.
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Bruce Gentile
Position: Maryland State Captain

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January 29
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2 Comments

  1. My sincere condolences to the Family and Friends of SgtMaj Victor J. Guerra, Sr. Rest in Peace, Hero.

    JJ Bishop
    Hudson, Florida

  2. Sergeant Major Victor J Guerra’s service and sacrifices will not be forgotten. He is a “TRUE AMERICAN HERO”. May he Forever Rest in Peace & may the memories of your brave Soldier give you peace, comfort, and strength through the rest of your days.
    Stand down, SGM Guerra, your mission is now complete. May your Brothers and Sisters-in Arms from the Vietnam/Beirut/War on Terrorism welcome you to your eternal home. Rest easy, brave Soldier, we now have the watch! /Salute

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