CW3 Donald Dowling, 69, US Navy/Army National Guard, Retired, Vietnam Veteran
The family of Chief Warrant Officer Third Class Donald Dowling has requested the presence of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Committal Service of their Loved One.
Donald entered the US Navy in June 1970, and worked as a Radio Operator. He went to Vietnam during his time in the Navy, and joined the Army Reserves immediately after leaving the Navy. He flew helicopters until his retirement in 1990. Once his obituary is published, you may find it here: https://www.hewettarney.com/obituary-listing
Date: Fri, 7 Jan 22
Staging Time: 1305
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: Please check the forecast before attending this mission.
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.