The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in silent Honor and Respect for GENE VANCE JR., during the 4th Annual Memorial Observance Ceremony held during a Tribute to Heroes 2015, on 05/17/2015, in Morgantown, WV 26508.
The Public Observance Graveside Prayer Service and Global Moment of Silence will be held at East Oak Grove Cemetery, 1291 Dorsey Ave., Morgantown, WV 26501. The service will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Sunday 05/17/15.
Will be at the Walmart Parking Lot, I-68, Exit One at 10:30 a.m., Sunday, 05/17/15. Address is: 215 Camp Run Rd., Morgantown, WV (http://tinyurl.com/o5u8jwo).
Directions: From the west, Walmart will be on right. From East, it will be on left. After exiting the interstate, head South approximately one block. To Hornbeck Road and then to staging area.
Staging Time: Will be NO LATER THAN 1030.
KSU at 1040.
Flag Line will be in place by 1100 and will be maintained until the conclusion of the service.
Please bring your 3x5 flags if you have them.
Bikes and cages are both welcome.
SSG GENE VANCE JR., WAS THE FIRST WEST VIRGINIA NATIONAL GUARDSMAN TO BE KILLED IN ACTION SINCE WORLD WAR II. GENE PAID THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE IN AFGHANISTAN ON 05/19/2002. GENE WAS PART OF OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM.
WV RC Doug Geary is the RCIC for this Mission of Honor.