June 30, 2018
George W. Henry, Jr, KIA
USMC - Vietnam
Weston, West Virginia - 06-30-18
ABOUT THE MISSION:
The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in silent honor and respect for LCPL George W. Henry Jr., USMC Vietnam KIA for the dedication of the bridge that is known locally as Glady Fork W-Beam bridge (EB & WB). The bridge carries US 33 over Stonecoal Creek in Lewis County. The dedication is on Saturday, 30 June 2018.
LCPL Henry served Honorably in B CO, 1ST BN, 5TH Marines, 1ST Mardiv, III MAF where on September 5, 1967, he and his unit came under intense enemy rifle fire. In the ensuing battle he was, despite immediate medical attention by a hospital corpsman, mortally wounded and died instantaneously due to the severity of his wounds.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 06-30-18
Staging Time: 09:15
Mountaineer Military Museum
345 Center Ave.
Weston, West Virginia 26452
Wayne and Sharon Turner are the CO-RCIC
Flag line will be in place NLT 0945 and will be maintained until the conclusion of services which begin at 1000.
Won't you join with us as we say "Thank You", "God Speed" and "Welcome Home" to one of our native sons who paid the ultimate price while helping protect your freedom and liberties.
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
Submitted By: Delores Minear
Position: West Virginia HOTH Coordinator