Veteran Major Lee Shotwell Jr, US Army, UNACCOMPANIED
The staffs of the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery and Crotty Funeral Home have requested the presence of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Committal Service of this Unaccompanied Veteran.
Major served in the Army from December 6, 1963 to December 5, 1966. No other information is known about this Veteran at this time.
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 19
Staging Time: 1005
Staging Location: The cul-de-sac between the Walk of Heroes and the Memorial Shelter at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, 11463 SH 195, Killeen, TX 76542 (http://tinyurl.com/CenTexVetsCeme)
Setup & Briefing: Upon clearance and at the direction of the Ride Captain, we will move to the shelter, set up the flags, be briefed and await arrival of the Veteran.
WX: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 69. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
1. Be at staging ON TIME.
2. Be prepared to volunteer as pallbearers, if asked by the Cemetery Director.
3. Hydrate well prior, bring water for yourself and a buddy and dress with consideration of the weather conditions.
Ride Captain: George Winchester
Please join us in honoring this US Army Veteran for his selfless service to our Great Nation.