The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to provide a Send-Off for elements of the 130th Air Wing, WV Air National Guard, as they begin their deployment to the Sandbox.  They will be departing on Sunday, 11 March and Tuesday, 13 March in Charleston, WV.

   Staging location:  Go-Mart, 1502 Greenbrier St., Charleston, WV (
   Staging time:  0745 (Eastern DAYLIGHT time)
   KSU:  0800 (Eastern DAYLIGHT time)
   Remember to set your clocks forward one hour at 0200 on Sunday, 11 March.
   Additional information will be provided at the mission brief.
   Keith Mitchell ( is the RCIC for both segments of this mission.
   Bikes will not be required as there is no escort.  All that is needed is a 3×5 flag and a thankful “hand” as these “Citizen Soldiers” prepare to put themselves in harm’s way for our freedom and liberty.
Parris Witte
Ass’t HOTH Director