Confirmed:The Wall That Heals (16-19) 26 FEB 19

When:
February 26, 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2019-02-26T15:00:00-06:00
2019-02-26T17:00:00-06:00
Where:
Retama Park, Parking Lot
1 Retama Pkwy
Selma, TX 78154
USA
THE WALL THAT HEALS

The Alamo Chapter NSDAR has been selected and given the honor to receive, The WALL THAT HEALS from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund in Washington, DC. We would like for you to escort ” The Wall” when it arrives in San Antonio and proceeds to Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.

This will be a LEO supported procession. The procession will be for Bikes Only and “No Cages” please. The Cages can meet at the Cemetery for the “Flag Line”.  

The SAPGR will also put up a “Flag Line” in the back of Cemetery for the arrival of the procession.

WEATHER:  Hi 69 / Lo 53, 0% chance of rain, 35% Humidity

REQUESTOR:  Alamo Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution” (DAR)
Joy Collins Regent and Debbie Delgado 1st Regent

STAGING:  1500 Hours, Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Retama Park, Parking Lot
1 Retama Pkwy
Selma, TX 78154
https://goo.gl/maps/6ksGZUGS7xx

BREIFING: 1530 Hours

KSU:  1530 Hours (Semper Gumby)

ARRIVAL:   1600 Hours – Big Ceremony Shelter
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd
San Antonio, TX 78209
https://goo.gl/maps/Q9DUsYSBUS92

RC:   Pete “Sea Dog” Johnson
pfjohn127@gmail.com

FC #1:  Martin “SoJo” Sojourner
martinsojourner@gmail.com

FC #2:  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