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.
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, (firstname.lastname@example.org), will be the RCIC for this honorable mission
Thanks for all you do.
HOTH Director WVA