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The Patriot Guard Riders have been asked to participate in the upcoming “Honoring our Heroes” event to be held in Sistersville, WV, on September 10, 11, and 12th.

  This will be a two part mission.  On Thursday, September 10, we will provide an escort for the WV Vietnam Traveling Wall into Sistersville, ending at the city park.

   On Friday, we have been asked to provide a flag line at the wall, for the ceremony honoring fallen heroes from the area.  Their names will be read at this time.  Some local dignitaries and veterans will be in attendance.

  Saturday, there will be a parade honoring local firemen and LEO’s.  PGR members are invited to attend, but this WILL NOTbe part of the mission.

  Staging for the escort:

     Thursday, Sept. 10 at 1:00 p.m.

     Location:

        Big ‘W’ restaurant, south of Sistersville on Rt. 2

        This is beside the Roadside Stopper restaurant

                                      13 Arvilla Road

                                      Ben’s Run, WV 26146

    The physical location is:

      Traveling north on Rt. 2, it is exactly ½ mile form the Pleasants County Line    

       Traveling south on Rt. 2, it is 2 miles from the Momentive Plant. 

Ride briefing will be approximately 1:30.  KSU upon arrival of the wall.  This time is  fluid, so be prepared for time adjustments.

  Staging for the flag line :

        Friday, September 11 at 6:00 p.m. at the wall display inside the Sistersville City Park.  3 X 5 American flags are welcome, and encouraged.

   Staging for the parade will be addressed at the ride briefing

As always, all groups and guests showing respect, are invited

Further details will be addressed at the ride briefing.

Monitor the weather, and address for safe travel and comfort

Ron Jones, WV ASC – North, (ron1ok@comcast.net), will be the RCIC for this honorable mission

Thanks for all you do.

Delores Minear

HOTH Director WVA

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