Confirmed:Air Force Yellow Ribbon Program (149-19) 18 AUG 19

August 18, 2019 @ 10:15 am – 1:00 pm
Grand Hyatt Hotel (Northwest Corner, Concrete Patio, Ground Level)
600 E Market St
San Antonio, TX 78205

The San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to attend and participate in the US Air Force Reserve Yellow Ribbon Program. This is a Community Event honoring our service members as they transition back and forth from deployments.

“Our Air Force Reserve Yellow Ribbon Program (YRP) is hosting a 900-person event the weekend of 16-18 August 2019 @ Grand Hyatt Hotel, 600 E. Market St., San Antonio, TX, 78205. Your show time is Sun, 18 Aug’ 19 approx. 1000-1030 for 1130-1145 Culmination of PGR 5-min address to our military warriors and their supporting warrior families, friends, and loved ones. HUA!”

REQUESTOR: MSgt Josue Santiago
927 ARW Yellow Ribbon
63 ARS First Sergeant
MacDill AFB, FL 33621

ADDITIONAL POC: MSgt Skye Tancer, Lt Shannon Antone

STAGING: 1015 Hours, Sunday, August 18, 2019
Grand Hyatt Hotel (Northwest Corner, Concrete Patio, Ground Level)
600 E. Market Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205

PARKING: Check with the Valet

FLAG LINE: 1125 Hours (Inside Mission)
Both Sides of the Main Conference/Ballroom Room for closing remarks and as the members exit the event.

RC:    Michael “Twin Tower” Roberts

FC:    Pat “Captain” Jopling


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