Confirmed Part 1 of 2:Joe Rios, Veteran US Army, Vietnam (95-19) 5 JUN 19

When:
June 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 7:15 pm
2019-06-05T17:30:00-05:00
2019-06-05T19:15:00-05:00
Where:
Mission Park Funeral Chapels South
1700 SE Military Dr
San Antonio, TX 78214
USA
US ARMY, VIETNAM

2 PART MISSION

The family of Mr. Jose E. Rios, a US Army Veteran, requests the presence and participation of the San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders at the services, LEO supported procession, and graveside rendering of military honors of their loved one.

Jose E. Rios born in Kingsville, Texas on February 20, 1949; went to be with the Lord on May 25, 2019; at the age of 70. Mr. Rios served his country in the United States Army. Survivors include his beloved wife Olga Rios, loving children, grandchildren, and other family members and friends.

Jose Rios received 3 Bronze Stars while serving in Vietnam. Jose Rios was also an active Member of the San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders and the American Legion Riders from Post 2.

WEATHER: Hi 82 / Lo 69, 40% Chance of Rain, 80% Humidity

REQUESTOR:  Olga Rios, Wife

PART 1

STAGING:  1730 Hours, Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Mission Park Funeral Chapels South
1700 Military Drive
San Antonio, TX 78214
https://goo.gl/maps/7H47YPZNruv

BRIEFING:  1745 Hours

SERVICE: 1815   –  Rosary
Mission Park Funeral Chapels South
1700 Military Drive
San Antonio, Tx 78214
https://goo.gl/maps/7H47YPZNruv

RC:   Bob “Pizza Man” Johnson
bobtxpgr@gmail.com

FC:   Alice “Cake Lady” Wagener
hwagener@sbcglobal.net

PART 2
 
STAGING:  0830 Hours, Thursday, June 6, 2019
                 Mission Park Funeral Chapels South
                 1700 Military Drive
                 San Antonio, Tx 78214
                 https://goo.gl/maps/7H47YPZNruv
 
 
BRIEFING:  0845 Hours

SERVICE: 0930
                 Mission Park Funeral Chapels South
                 1700 Military Drive
                 San Antonio, Tx 78214
                 https://goo.gl/maps/7H47YPZNruv
 
KSU:  1030 Hours (Semper Gumby)

INTERMENT:  1115 Hours  Shelter #4
                      Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
                      1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd
                      San Antonio, TX 78209
                      https://goo.gl/maps/ThiWmPirmtr
 
RC:   Bob “Pizza Man” Johnson
          bobtxpgr@gmail.com

FC:   Alice “Cake Lady” Wagener
          hwagener@sbcglobal.net

ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS

1. Iron horses if you can, cages are always welcome and appreciated and unless under special circumstances not allowed in processions. You do not have to have a motorcycle to participate in honoring our veterans.

2. Safety First: Please remember to properly hydrate (including the night before) before any outdoor activity and to dress appropriately. Do not hesitate to take a break at any time if you feel you need to get in the shade or get indoors and always ask for help at any time. Also please do not forget your sun screen.

3. Please remember that our mission is to stand tall and silent, and with honor and. NO TALKING, SMOKING, CHEWING OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS, OR CELL PHONE USE IN THE FLAG LINE!

4. Cemeteries are hallowed ground. Please keep radios off and engine noise to a minimum. Observe the 15 MPH speed limit. Show our respect to ALL who are in attendance.

5. If riding/driving a motorcycle on Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, which is located within a Military Installation, you will need to wear closed toe shoes, long sleeve shirt, gloves, DOT approved helmet, eye protection, long pants, and boots/shoes that cover the ankle.

 ***Safety Notice***
Before volunteering and/or attending any San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders missions we encourage you to review all safety information below.  Included are some potential safety concerns to be aware of, however this does not include the full scope of all potential hazards.  Anyone attending any San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders mission understands that they do so at their own risk. Neither the Patriot Guard Riders Organization nor its representatives are liable for any damages incurred on any PGR mission or event.
Funeral Processions/Escorts
EVERY RIDER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for their own safety at all times while riding in a funeral procession.

At NO TIME are any riders authorized to block any intersection or otherwise block or impede traffic laws in any way.  Only Law Enforcement officials are authorized to block and/or impeded the lawful flow of traffic.

If you choose to fly a flag on your bike you are SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for ensuring it is secured and not a danger to any other rider or traffic.

Warm Regards,
Bob “Pizza Man” Johnson
Deputy State Captain
San Antonio Patriot Guard
Honor, Dignity, Respect
Cell: (562) 413-2223

bobtxpgr@gmail.com