ABOUT THE MISSION:
The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in bringing home our native son, Command Sergeant Major Timothy Bolyard, U.S. Army, who was killed in the line of duty in Logar Provence of Afghanistan on Monday, September 3, 2018 He was an armor/cavalry scout senior sergeant who was serving as the squadron command sergeant major assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 3rd Squadron, 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade out of Fort Benning, Georgia.
Previous combat deployments include Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar and Albania.
Bolyard served in the military for 24 years following his enlistment in June of 1994.
Bolyard’s awards and decorations during his two and half decades of service include: Bronze Star Medal with Valor, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with four Campaign Stars, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal Kosovo Campaign Medal with Bronze Service Star, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, United Nations Medal NATO Medal, Valorous Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Army Superior Unit Award and Combat Action Badge.
He was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 09-13-18
Staging Time: 08:00
50 Genesis Blvd
Bridgeport, West Virginia 26330
Boonie Jarvis (firstname.lastname@example.org) is RCIC.
Buddy Myers (email@example.com) is Co-RCIC.
Staging location is located at the Jerry Dove Drive exit of I-79.
Mission information will be provided during the mission briefing.
CSM Bolyard will be proudly and respectfully escorted to the Donald G. Ford Funeral Home, Route 50W, Grafton, WV (https://tinyurl.com/hcsxqcc).
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
Submitted By: Joe Cumblidge
Position: West Virginia State Captain