Nat'l Guard



You are hereby invited to join the Patriot Guard Riders as we welcome home elements of Det 28, Operational Support Airlift Command, WVARNG, from their overseas deployment. These gentlemen have been flying C-12s and moving folks across Africa for 9 months, many on their third tour.

Their arrival will be at the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport, Williamstown, WV on Wednesday, 27 Nov 13.

WC RC Carl Spade ( is the RCIC of this happy mission.

Staging will be at the West Virginia Welcome Center, exit 185 off I-77 ( at 0930. Mission brief at 0945 with KSU at 1000 for the short trip to the airport. Additional details will be provided at the mission brief.

Early weather forecast is calling for highs of 31 with a 30% chance of morning snow showers. As there will be NO escort, two-wheels are not needed. Please dress and travel according to your limitations and the weather. Above all, YOUR safety is first and foremost.

Won’t you join us as welcome home our Heroes back home? This is definitely a day to be giving thanks for all they’ve done for us.

Joe Cumblidge
State Captain
West Virginia