Oliver Fortune, Veteran
USA, USAR, USNR
Portland, Oregon - 20 Mar 2017
ABOUT THE MISSION:
Ladies and Gentlemen of the Patriot Guard Riders, we have been requested to stand for Oliver Fortune, age 83. Oliver served from 1953 to 1955 and was honorably discharged at the rank of PFC (E-3). During his tour of duty he was a Machine Gunner and was awarded the Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal-Korea, National Defense Service Medal, and the Good Conduct Medal. After his discharge he remained in the US Army Reserves until transferring to the Navy Reserves in 1956. He was honorably discharged from the Navy in 1960 at the rank of Electrician's Mate Third Class. Please join us as we help support his family, pay our respects, and honor his service to our nation.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 20 Mar 2017
- Primary Staging Time: 8:00 A.M.
- Willamette National Cemetery
11800 SE Mt Scott Blvd.
- Portland, Oregon - 97086
- Ride Captain:
- Smokie Parrack
- Special Instructions:
- Meet up top at the Rostrum by the flagpole. Please enter the cemetery through Gate 2 - across from Lincoln Memorial.
Briefing: 8:20 am
KSU: 8:30 am
Flag line Set: 8:45 am
Service Begins: 9:00 am
*** There will be a RHG from the cortege to the shelter, if possible.
- Flags & Water:
- Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
- If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
- Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
Submitted By: John Hanan II
Position: State Captain
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