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    Dawson County Hero Flight, Lexington, Nebraska - 26 Apr 2017

    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 jggovier@yahoo.com 308-320-1552
    Flag Captain: Billy Rayburn rayburnb@unk.edu 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.

    Please monitor www.patriotguard.org “Welcome Home Rides / Help on the Homefront Rides” for changes and updates.


    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



    Note:
    You do not have to own/ride a motorcycle or be a Veteran to join and membership is Free. The only requirement is RESPECT! To join, simply go to www.PatriotGuard.org and click on Register. Membership is Free.

    To subscribe to receive mission notices, log into the National Site and click on the Mission Tab at the top. Select Upcoming Missions by State. Scroll to the state(s) you would like to receive notices for and click on the green check mark. Detailed instructions are also located in the FAQs on the site by clicking on the Quick Links Tab and selecting FAQs.



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    Registered User Military Sniper's Avatar
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    Thank you all for your service, Welcome Home
    ​Riding in honor of:

    F.C. White, Sr. Tech 5, US Army, WWII (Father)
    F.C. White, Jr. SSgt, US Air Force, Viet Nam (Brother)
    D.B. White Petty Officer 2nd Class, US Navy Seabee, Viet Nam Era Vet (Twin)
    "We Build/We Fight", "Seabee's Can Do"
    D. Thompson, Master Chief Petty Officer, US Navy (Ret), Korean War (Uncle)
    A. Thompson, Sergeant, US Marine Corps, Korean War (Uncle)
    G. Thompson, Private, US Army, WWI (Grandpa)



    R.W. White (AKA) "Bob White"
    US Army (Ret)
    1SG
    Jul 72 - Aug 94

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    Ride Captain mailman's Avatar
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    Thank You Honor Flight Veterans for your service to our Nation.
    "Eyes on the olive branch, but arrows at the ready."

    Jim
    "mailman"
    US Army 1970 - 1972

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    My wife and I offer our prayers for your safety while you are gone and for a safe return to your family. Enjoy your trip.
    We fought a revolution. We won the revolution. We wrote the Constitution.
    The constitution doesn’t grant power, it keeps the government off our backs.


    Ron "Smokey" Wasmuth
    US Air Force 1962 - 1966
    Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1040 (Life member), Vietnam Veterans of Brevard (Life member), American Legion Post 4 (Lakeland)

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    Enjoy your time in DC! I know MANY will have memories they didn't expect to come up, work through those, TALK TO EACH OTHER & be there for each other. WELCOME HOME
    /SALUTE

    Timmaye!!!

    Pennsylvania Patriot Guard Riders Senior Ride Captain, Region 10
    Master Sergeant, United States Air Force, Retired

    "Patriotism, which is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion ... but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime." ~ Adlai Stevenson
    Riding for my Father: Robert L. Smith, A1C, USAF
    Riding for those who came before me
    Riding for those who served with me
    Riding for those who will follow me
    Original Join Date: Oct 2008

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    Ride Captain srdoll's Avatar
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    May You Enjoy Your Flight & Trip. Thank You for Your Service.
    S. Roger "Goose" Dollinger, SRC.
    U.S. Navy Veteran ('61-'65-'67)
    "Non Sibi Sed Patriae"

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    Welcome Home ......... Thank You for your service to our Nation.

    I hope you all enjoyed your trip.

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    Forever in our Hearts and never forgotten, America's HERO's. I thank you all for your service to our Country.
    ALL GAVE SOME, SOME GAVE ALL.

    They may take my LIFE, but they will NEVER take my FREEDOM!

    "It is accomplished by the few for the many - FREEDOM!" Harley Harrold

    USN 1971-1975
    USAF 1975 - 2011 (Retired)

    Aerospace Propulsion Systems Technician / Engine Trending & Diagnostics Technician / Wing Engine Manager.

    Volunteer Fire Fighter for 16+ years.

    Riding in memory of the Vietnam War, that it will NOT be repeated.

    2007 HARLEY DAVIDSON FATBOY (Dragon Warrior)

    Here be a DRAGON...from HOUSTON, TEXAS.

    FREE MEN OWN GUNS, SLAVES DO NOT!

    ENGLISH by birth, AMERICAN by choice, SOUTHERN by the grace of God.

    Member of:

    PGR of MS - PGR of Central Texas Region - VFW (Life Member) - Past Commander (2011-2012) VFW Post 79, Meridian, MS - Past Chairman & former member of the VFW Riders Meridian, MS (2009-2013) - American Legion - MRF - Gun Owners of America - NRA - III% - College Park United Methodist Church - National HOG (Life Member) - Meridian HOG Chapter London, England (Life Member) - I am a Full time biker [45+ years].

    My Motto: "RIDE HARD OR STAY ON THE PORCH!"

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