The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in silent Honor and Respect for Brownlee Armstrong, US Army, WWII Veteran as he takes his final journey on Monday, 21 Jul 14.

Services will be held in the Rawlings United Methodist Church, Route 220S, McCoole, MD ( beginning at 1100.  Visitation will also be at the church beginning at 1000.

Interment will follow in Rocky Gap Veteran’s Cemetery, 14205 Pleasant Valley Rd NE, Flintstone, MD (, a distance of approximately 21 miles.  Escort WILL be provided.

West Virginia RC Steve Chapman ( is the designated RCIC.  Direct any questions to him at (202) 841-6524.

Staging will be at the church at 0930.

Mission brief at 0945.

Flag line will be in place NLT 1000 and maintained until start of services.

Early weather forecast is for temperatures in the mid-80’s with a 40% chance of showers.  Please dress and travel accordingly, ensuring you keep yourself well hydrated.

Anyone wishing to travel up with Steve, he will depart the Sheetz, 1617 W. King St., Martinsburg, WV ( at 0700.

Understanding this is a work day as well as a very rural part of Maryland, please try to make a concerted effort to attend as we say “Thank You” and “God Speed” to another of America’s Greatest Generation.