The families of Staff Sergeant Landon C. Ray of Kenna , WV , and Specialist Four Garry D. Haynes, of Romance, WV, have graciously invited the Patriot Guard Riders to stand with them at the Bridge Dedication to honor these two Heroes of the Vietnam War on Wednesday, 13 Jul 16.
SSGT Landon Ray of the 25th INF Div. , USARV paid the ultimate sacrifice during his second tour in Vietnam, Feb 23, 1967.
SP/4 Garry Haynes, 9th INF Div., USARV, paid the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam, Dec. 9th, 1968.
Staging Location : Tuppers Creek BP Station, exit 111, I-77 (https://tinyurl.com/hvdwfrc).
Staging time: 12:00
Mission Brief: 12:15
KSU: No later than 12:30 to travel a short distance to the Dedication.
Early weather forecast is for temperatures in the upper 80’s with a 40% chance of sunshine. Please dress and travel accordingly.
If possible, please join us as we pay Honor and Respect to our Native Sons who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom and liberty.