DAWSON COUNTY HERO FLIGHT
Lexington, Nebraska - 26 Apr 2017
ABOUT THE MISSION:
The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand a Flag Line for the third Dawson County Hero Flight send-off of 5 Air Force, 11 Army, 8 Navy and 1 National Guardsman. Vietnam veterans make up the bulk of the crew, accounting for 17 of the 25, with an additional 8 Korean War veterans. The Veterans will travel by bus from Lexington to Omaha for their flight to Washington D.C.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 26 Apr 2017
- Primary Staging Time: 10:45 A.M.
- Heartland Museum of Military Vehicles
606 Heartland RD (I-80 EXIT #283)
Northeast corner of I-80 & HWY 283
- Lexington, Nebraska - 68850
- Ride Captain:
- Ride Captain: Jack Govier email@example.com 308-320-1552
Flag Captain: Billy Rayburn firstname.lastname@example.org 308-440-4645
- Special Instructions:
STAGE TIME: 10:45 am
RIDERS MEETING: 11:00 am
FLAG LINE #1: 11:15 am – Noon
MEAL & CEREMONY: Noon
FLAG LINE #2: At the conclusion of the ceremony the flag line will reassemble outside to flank the bus loading corridor.
BUS DEPARTS: No later than 2:00 pm
Everyone is invited to cheer for our American Heroes as they board the bus. Motorcycle not need to participate in Patriot Guard Missions — Cages are always welcome
There may be an opportunity to provide a motorcycle escort for the bus to or towards Omaha as they travel eastward on I-80.
The group will be spending the night in Omaha and leave the following morning. Return is scheduled for late April 29.
Safety being paramount – ride only if conditions permit. The Nebraska Patriot Guard Riders have been recognized by the National Safety Council and the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety for adhering to and promoting motorcycle safety. Ride Alert – Ride Safe.
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- Flags & Water:
- Flags Will Be Provided
- Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
- Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
Submitted By: Scott Knudsen
Position: State Captain
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