LTC Joel Roger Steine, 87, US Army, Retired, Vietnam Veteran, Legion of Merit Recipient, of Killeen, TX
The family of Lieutenant Colonel Joel Roger Steine has requested the presence of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Committal Service of their Loved One.
Joel joined the US Army on October 10, 1954 and trained in several specialties, including Transportation Management, Systems, Analyst, and Aviation Logistics, and fought in Vietnam. He was also trained to be a flight instructor and earned several medals during his career, including the Republic of Vietnam Service Medal, Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clovers, Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm, and the Distinguished Flying Cross. Joel retired from the Army as a Lieutenant Colonel on December 31, 1981. Once his obituary is published, you may find it here: https://www.heritage-funeralhome.com/obituary/Joel-Steine
Date: Wed, 6 Oct 21
Staging Time: 1205
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 procession.
WX: Sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.
1. Be at staging ON TIME.
2. Hydrate well prior, bring water for yourself and a buddy and dress with consideration of the weather conditions.