Donald F. Farris, Veteran
USA - Vietnam
Annapolis, Maryland - 21 Apr 2017
ABOUT THE MISSION:
The Patriot Guard Riders are honored to be requested by the family of WO Donald Franklin Farris, 68 a US Army Vietnam Veteran of Beltsville, MD, to stand a flag line for him on 21 April 2017 at the Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Crownsville, MD. WO Farris died suddenly on 16 April 2017. He proudly served this Nation during the Vietnam War as a Huey helicopter pilot. Among his many awards and commendations is the Distinguished Flying Cross. Donald was an avid supporter of the Honor Flight Network, and loved to escort buses of arriving veterans to our Nationís Capital to view the many Veteran memorials. He was also a proud member of the MD Patriot Guard Riders.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 21 Apr 2017
- Primary Staging Time: 8:30 A.M.
- Ramshead Roadhouse Restaurant
1773 Generals Highway,
- Annapolis, Maryland - 21401
- Ride Captain:
- Bill Johnston @ 410-507-9176
Bruce Robocop Gentile @ 301-542-6707
- Special Instructions:
- 0815 Hrs. Briefing
0845 Hrs. KSU enroute to Cemetery
0915 Hrs. Honors via Flag Line awaiting arrival of escort w/family
- 1000 Hrs. Funeral Honors in Admin Bldg. in cemetery
Please bring your 3x5 flags for the flag lines at the cemetery. Bring something cold to drink to stay hydrated.
- Flags & Water:
- Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
- Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
- Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
Submitted By: Bruce Gentile
Position: State Captain
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