The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the dedication of the 9/11 Memorial in Huntington, WV on Sunday, 11 Sep 16 beginning at 1400. This memorial contains the steel from the basement of the WTC that was escorted from JFK to Huntington back in May.
Kentucky ASC Tom Epperly (firstname.lastname@example.org) has graciously stepped up to be the designated RCIC of this most honorable and sacred mission.
Staging will be at the Marathon Station, 3096 16th St., Huntington, WV (https://tinyurl.com/j7fleq5) at 1230. Those traveling in on I-64W, take exit 11, then turn right. Coming in on I-64E, take exit 11, then turn left.
Mission brief and KSU at 1245 for a short trip to Joan C. Edwards Stadium at Marshall University, 2001 3rd Ave., Huntington, WV (https://tinyurl.com/j3oa32e).
We will be KSU from the stadium parking lot between 1335-1345 for the short trip to Spring Hill Cemetery.
Upon arrival at the cemetery, we will establish a flag line near the memorial and maintain that until the conclusion of services.
Early weather forecast is for sunny skies with temperatures in the low to mid-80’s. Please dress and travel accordingly.
Please join with us as we aid the city of Huntington in remembering the thousands of lives lost on that fateful day, 15 years ago, as well as all of our brave men and women who have made the Ultimate Sacrifice to keep each of us free.