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    Flag Line to Honor a Vietnam Veteran, Fairfax, Virginia - 21 Mar 2018

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    Flag Line to Honor a Vietnam Veteran
    Fairfax, Virginia - 21 Mar 2018


    ABOUT THE MISSION:
    PGR had the great honor to be invited to stand a flag line for the presentation of USA Michael Arlin Balzer's Silver Star and Purple Heart to the City of Fairfax.

    Spc4 Michael Arlin Balzer was drafted after graduation from Fairfax High School in 1963. Mike served with A Company, 3rd Battalion, 22nd Infantry, 4th Infantry Div. USARV (The Alpha Gators). Mike was killed in Tay Nihn Province South Vietnam on 03/21/1967.

    During his years of service to our great nation he received the Silver Star, Presidential Unit Citation, National Defense Service Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, Purple Heart, Vietnam Campaign Medal, and Vietnam Service Medal. Michael's friend and our PGR brother Philip M. Mahoney will be donating Michael's Silver Star and Purple Heart, along with a photo of the 49th ALPHA Gator annual reunion that took place in Ohio, to the Fairfax City Museum. Please help us give him the long-awaited Welcome Home like the City of Fairfax has never seen.

    PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS:
    21 Mar 2018

    Primary Staging Time: 10:15 A.M.
    Fairfax City Museum
    10209 Main Street
    Fairfax, Virginia - 22030

    Ride Captain:
    Patrick Segui (Frenchy)
    571-314-3357

    Special Instructions:
    Briefing is at 1030

    We will set a flag line outside the museum immediately following the briefing. PGR will move inside once the ceremony starts. There is plenty of parking on site.

    Flags & Water:
    Flags Will Be Provided
    Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
    Water will be provided.


    Submitted By: Patrick Segui
    Position: Assistant State Captain

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    Last edited by Remagen; 03-13-2018 at 07:20 AM.

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    Unfortunately, I cannot be with you for this mission, but I will be with you in spirit. I thank you for giving your time to make this mission a success. I pray that you have a safe ride.
    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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    Ride Safely.....Stand Tall.
    S. Roger "Goose" Dollinger, SRC.
    U.S. Navy Veteran ('61-'65-'67)
    "Non Sibi Sed Patriae"

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    The service and sacrifice of SP4 Michael Arlin Balzer will not be forgotten.
    "Eyes on the olive branch, but arrows at the ready."

    Jim
    "mailman"
    US Army 1970 - 1972

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    Ride safe, I will be there in spirit, Godspeed.
    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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    Registered User Harley Harrold's Avatar
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    Ride safe, I will be there in spirit, Godspeed.
    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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