CONFIRMED – MSgt (RET) Franklin P. Corley, USAF Vietnam Veteran – Beverly, WV – 26 Nov 14

Air Force

The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in silent Honor and Respect for MSgt Franklin P. Corley, U.S. Air Force Vietnam Veteran, as he is laid to his final rest on Wednesday, 26 Nov 14, in Hazlewood Cemetery, Beverly, WV. Graveside services will be held at approximately 1200.

This mission will consist of escorting MSgt Corley from the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home, 120 1st St., Elkins, WV 26241 (https://tinyurl.com/klja3c5) to Hazlewood Cemetery where we will establish a flag line for graveside services.

WV District 8 RC Tim Marshall (bigtim.6933@yahoo.com) is the RCIC, assisted by WV District 7 RC Don Garton (don99256@aol.com).

Staging will be at the funeral home at 1115.

Mission brief: 1130.

KSU: at the discretion of the funeral director but anticipate around 1140 for the short (5 miles) trip to the cemetery.

Early weather forecast is for temperatures in the high 30’s and a 20% of precipitation. Please travel and dress according to conditions on that day, being especially mindful of the potential for black ice.

Understanding this to be the day before Thanksgiving, if there is any way possible, please put forth the effort to attend this mission as we say “Thank You”, “Welcome Home” and “God Speed” to another of our Heroes from Vietnam.



Joe Cumblidge
State Captain

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