Wayne Anthony Cook, Veteran
USA, USAR – Vietnam
Mehlville, Missouri – 06-15-20
ABOUT THE MISSION:
It is a most distinct honor and privilege for the Patriot Guard Riders to stand a flag line for United States Army Veteran Wayne Anthony Cook, 72, and escort him to his final resting place at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery with full Military Honors. Veteran Cook served in the US Army from April 1968 to March 1970 with 7 months overseas service in Vietnam where he attained the rank of Specialist 5 (SP5). SP5 Cook’s commendations include the National Defense Service Medal, the Good Conduct Medal with 1 Overseas Bar, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Air Medal and the Army Commendation Medal.. SP5 Cook, a grateful nation thanks you and is indebted to you for your honorable service. Your sacrifices have granted us the freedoms we continue to enjoy to this very day. Thank you and Godspeed.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 06-15-20
Staging Time: 1:00 PM
Kutis South County Chapel
5255 Lemay Ferry Road.
(I-270, exit 1A I-55 south, exit 195 Butler Hill Road east, Lemay Ferry Road south)
Mehlville, Missouri 63129
Dan “Lt. Dan” Doerer
Flag Support: Jeff “Tattoo” Hirsch
N.B.: Due to COVID-19 we will practice social distancing. Additional information at the ride meeting.
No Visitation, No Funeral Service.
01:00 PM: Stage, followed by ride meeting and brief flag line.
01:20 PM: Family arrival
01:30 PM: Escort to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
02:00 PM: Committal Service with Military Honors Flags will be provided.
If you have large bike flags, bring them.
The current NWS long range forecast during this mission is 76º- 79º with a 2% chance of rain.
Any vehicle welcome.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.
Submitted By: Dan Doerer
Position: Missouri Ride Captain
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