Confirmed:Kenneth Payne, Veteran US Air Force (07-21) 14 JAN 21

When:
January 14, 2021 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
2021-01-14T09:00:00-06:00
2021-01-14T15:00:00-06:00
Where:
Gateway Baptist Church
6623 Five Palms Dr
San Antonio, TX 78242
USA

US AIR FORCE VETERAN

The family of Mr. Kenneth Payne, a US Air Force Veteran, requests the presence and participation of the San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders at the services and graveside rendering of military honors of their loved one. We are honored to accept this invitation.

Mr. Kenneth Payne was born in 1933 in Hutchinson, Kansas. He passed away on December 11, 2020.

He enlisted United States Air Force in 1953 – 1964 (Active Duty), He then enlisted in the Reserves in 1976 and Retired in 1993. Operations, Operation BlueSky (Korea), Operation Desert Shield (Kelly AFB) and Operation Desert Storm (Kelly AFB). His Active-Duty Stations were Altus AFB – 63rd Troop Carrier Wing, C-47 Skytrain Engine Mechanic, C-47 Skytrain Crew Chief, Far East Air Forces, Kimpo Air Base (Korea), 6053rd Radio Flight Mobile, C-47 Skytrain Crew Chief, Travis AFB, 349th Air Mobility Wing. He was a Reserve Recruiter. His Reserve Duty Station was Kelly AFB – USAFR (1976 – 1993), 433rd Military Airlift Wing, 433rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Wheel & Tire Shop, C-130 Hercules and C-5B Galaxy (Shop Chief) He Retired as Master Sergeant

WEATHER: Hi 66 / Lo 49, 0% Chance of Rain, 89% Humidity, Wind: 7 mph WSW

REQUESTOR:  Chris Payne, Son

STAGING:  9:00 am, Thursday, January 14, 2021
Gateway Baptist Church
6623 Five Palms Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78242
https://goo.gl/maps/gsLJYKZXo4bLVr5T6

BRIEFING:  9:15 am

SERVICE:  10:00 am
Gateway Baptist Church
6623 Five Palms Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78242
https://goo.gl/maps/gsLJYKZXo4bLVr5T6

THERE IS NO LEO, SO PLEASE BE AT THE SHELTER BY 2:00 pm

INTERMENT:   2:15 pm – Shelter #2
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
1520 Harry Wurzbach Road
San Antonio, Texas 78209
https://goo.gl/maps/ThiWmPirmtr

RC:   Craig “Last Draftee” Hunter

Harleyman51@verizon.net

 

FC 1:   Dalton “Cowboy” Watson (Timothy)
watson11b@yahoo.com

 

FC 2:    Pat “Captain” Jopling

patjp38@gmail.com

** EVERYONE MUST WEAR FACE COVERING AT THE FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY **

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