Confirmed:Brandon Wright, Veteran US Marine Corps, Iraq (147-19) 8 AUG 19

When:
August 8, 2019 @ 12:45 pm – 2:45 pm
2019-08-08T12:45:00-05:00
2019-08-08T14:45:00-05:00
Where:
Lowe's Home Improvement
1470 Austin Hwy
San Antonio, TX 78209
USA

US MARINE CORPS VETERAN, IRAQ

The family of Mr. Brandon Wright, a US Marine Corps Veteran, requests the presence and participation of the San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders at the graveside rendering of military honors of their loved one.

Brandon was born on March 25, 1985 and passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2019. Brandon was a resident of Austin, Texas at the time of passing.

Brandon Wayne Wright defended his country as a United States Marine Infantryman in Iraq from September 27, 2007- April 17, 2008. He also served his community as a firefighter. He loved working on motorcycles and enjoyed riding his Grandfathers old school shovel head Harley. He was a patriotic man who supported veterans and loved his country. He was huge part of our family, and we want to honor him in his passing like he honored us in life.

WEATHER:  Hi 102 / Lo 79, 0% Chance of Rain, 51% Humidity

REQUESTOR:  Danette O’Hara and Donna Myers, Marine Mom’s

STAGING:  1245 Hours, Thursday, August 8, 2019
Lowe’s Home Improvement
1470 Austin Hwy
San Antonio, TX 78209
https://goo.gl/maps/ERgNaKivkcN2

BRIEFING: 1300 Hours

KSU:  1315 Hours (Semper Gumby)

INTERMENT:   1345 Hours – Shelter #5
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd
San Antonio, TX 78209
https://goo.gl/maps/Q9DUsYSBUS92

RC:   Tom “Tom Cat” Wilson
tomcatwilson2019@gmail.com

FC:   Danette “Dani” O’Hara
danetteohara@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
Honor, Dignity, Respect
Cell: (562) 413-2223

bobtxpgr@gmail.com