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    Eddie Max Grabeel, Veteran, USA, USAR - Vietnam, Hermiston, Oregon - 05 Jan 2018

    Eddie Max "Gritter" Grabeel, Veteran
    USA, USAR - Vietnam
    Hermiston, Oregon - 05 Jan 2018


    ABOUT THE MISSION:
    Ladies and Gentlemen of the Patriot Guard Riders, we have been requested to participate in the Memorial Service for Pvt. Eddie Max "Gritter" Grabeel at 1100 hrs, Burns Mortuary in Hermiston, OR. Pvt. Grabeel was a Ranger in G Company, 75th Infantry Regiment (Airborne) and served in Vietnam for 11 months. After 1 yr, 9 months of service, he transferred to the USAR with the obligation termination date in May 74. Upon returning to Hermiston, he worked for Union Pacific Railroad and later for Local 121 in Construction. He enjoyed motorcycling, making knives and canes, and doing repair work on those items. Please join us as we pay our respects and honor this war hero and veteran and his commitment to serve our great nation.

    Mission Date: Friday, 5 Jan 2018

    PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 05 Jan 2018
    Primary Staging Time: 1000 Hrs
    Burns Mortuary, (Back parking lot,)
    685 W. Hermiston Ave
    Hermiston, Oregon - 97838

    Ride Captain:
    Gary David
    tootall2128@gmail.com
    541 561 2128

    Special Instructions:
    Staging Time: 1000 hrs
    Briefing: 1015 hrs
    Flag Line: 1030 hrs
    Service: 1100 hrs

    Upon commencement of service, flag line will be dismissed and will proceed to the Hermiston Cemetery to establish a flag line. RHG TBD if there are sufficient riders. Debriefing TBA. Weather Report: Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 37F. Winds light and variable. Bring flags. Some water will be provided.

    Flags & Water:
    Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
    If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
    Water will be provided.

    Submitted By: John Hanan II
    Position: State Captain

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    My sincere condolences and prayers to the family and friends of Pvt Eddie Max Grabeel. May your faith give you strength. May your memories give you comfort. May GOD'S love give you peace. Thank you Gritter for your service.
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    It is with heavy heart that I offer sincere condolences to the family of yet another American Hero.

    May the memories of your Hero carry you through the days and years to come.

    Rest in Peace My Brother…

    And as we of the United States Navy would say… Fair Winds and Following Seas, we now have the Watch…
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    Standing By to Render Honors...

    God Bless America and The Troops

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    Rest In Peace Veteran.
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    My sincere condolences to the family and friends of this American Hero, a grateful nation mourns your loss. Find peace, strength and comfort in the knowledge that your fallen hero gave unselfishly of themselves in order to keep us all free and safe. Your brave warrior will never be forgotten. Thank you for sharing your loved one with all of us, their sense of duty and honor will live on for generations to come. God Bless you our Hero for a job well done.Stand down and rest in peace.




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    My wife and I wish to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of this true American Hero, US Army, Viet Nam War Veteran, Eddie Max Grabeel. We thank you for your service to a grateful nation, may your family find peace in knowing you served proudly and comfort in the months to come. May you rest in peace for your mission is now complete. I salute you.

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    My wife and I send our condolences to the family and friends of Your fallen Hero!!
    Thank you for your service rest in Peace.
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    I extend my most heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Eddie "Gritter" Grabeel, US Army-USAR Vietnam Veteran. During this most difficult time, I pray you peace. I will forever be grateful for his service, sacrifice, and dedication to our country. Rest easy now, Sir...those you have left behind to carry on without you have the watch. Welcome home!
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    My wife and I send our deepest condolences to the family
    and friends of this Hero.
    Know that you are in our prayers and in the Lords hands.
    Thank You for your loved ones service to our great nation.
    So receive him in the Lord with all joy; and honor such men. Philippians 2--29

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    My wife and I offer you and your family our sincere sympathy. May God wrap His loving arms around you all at this difficult time and bring you peace and comforting.
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    Those we love remain with us for love itself lives on,
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    for as long as there is memory, they’ll live on in the heart.
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    With deepest sympathy for your loss, and gratitude for his service to our country.

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    It is with great sadness that I learned of the loss of this hero. We mourn
    with their family and friends. Though we mourn, we stand tall to honor them.
    This hero's service and sacrifice will not be forgotten. We ask that this hero
    rest in eternal peace.
    Hero, you can stand down. We have the watch.


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    RIP, Warrior.
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    My Family and I send our condolences to the Family and friends of a True American Hero. You will be in our thoughts and Prayers over the coming days. Your Hero’s Service and Sacrifice to our Country can never be forgotten.
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