Confirmed: Kenny Richardson, US Army, Vietnam (122-21) 2 Jul 21

When:
July 2, 2021 @ 1:45 pm – 3:45 pm
2021-07-02T13:45:00-05:00
2021-07-02T15:45:00-05:00
Where:
Lowe's
1470 Austin Hwy
San Antonio, TX 78209
USA
Confirmed: Kenny Richardson, US Army, Vietnam (122-21) 2 Jul 21 @ Lowe's | San Antonio | Texas | United States

US ARMY VETERAN – VIETNAM

The family of Mr. Kenny Richardson, a US Army Veteran, requests the presence and participation of the San Antonio Patriot Guard at the graveside rendering of military honors of their loved one. We are honored to accept this invitation.

Mr. Kenny Richardson Enlisted in the Army in 1959 and was Honorably Discharged in 1970. He was awarded the Army Commendation Medal for serving as Medic in Vietnam 1968.

All riders need to social distance around Mrs. Richardson, she hasn’t gotten vaccinated. Kenny and I rode on PGR missions for over 8 years.

WEATHER: Hi 89 / Lo 75, 0% Chance of Rain, 69% Humidity, Wind: 9 mph SE

REQUESTOR: Raymond Cunningham, Family SPOX/SAPGR Member

STAGING: 1:45 pm, Friday, July 2, 2021

Lowe’s Home Improvement

1470 Austin Hwy

San Antonio, Texas 78209

https://goo.gl/maps/ERgNaKivkcN2

BRIEFING: 2:00 pm

KSU: 2:15 pm (Semper Gumby)

INTERMENT: 2:45 pm – Shelter #5 (Call to Verify)

Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery

1520 Harry Wurzbach Road

San Antonio, Texas 78209

https://goo.gl/maps/Q9DUsYSBUS92

RC: Tom “Tom Cat” Wilson

tomcatwilson2019@gmail.com

FC: Dalton “Cowboy” Watson (Timothy)
watson11b@yahoo.com

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
Dignity, Honor, Respect
Cell: 562-413-2223

“We can’t all be heroes. Some of us get to stand on the curb and clap as they go by.”
Will Rogers