SSG Jorge Figuera-Rodriguez, US Army, Retired, of San Antonio, TX
The family of Staff Sergeant Jorge Figuera has requested the presence of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Committal Service of their Loved One.
Jorge joined the Army in May of 1977, and served as a Field Wireman, and worked his way up to Tactical Communications Chief. Jorge retired from the Army in January of 1993 at Fort Sill Oklahoma.
Date: Thu, 9 Nov 23
Staging Time: 0905
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: Showers likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 68 by 0900, then falling to around 61 during the remainder of the day. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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.
Please join us in honoring this Retired US Army Veteran for his selfless service to our Great Nation.
We don’t care what you ride or if you ride, what your political views are, or whether you’re a hawk or a dove. It is not a requirement that you be a veteran. It doesn’t matter where you’re from or what your income is; you don’t even have to ride. The only prerequisite is Respect.