R8/9, Very Short Notice Honor Mission - Amerigo Vespucci, US Army, Vietnam Veteran, Sat., 01/19/2019 - Ronkonkoma, NY

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 Honor Mission

Amerigo Vespucci
US Army
- Vietnam Veteran

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Ronkonkoma, New York - 01-19-19

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Rico was born in Brooklyn, New York. He honorably and proudly served in the 25th Calvary Combat Infantry during the Vietnam War. He earned Two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star. Rico was an iron worker for many years, and was active in both the VFW and American Legion. This veteran honorably served his country and always loved his service and country.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 01-19-19
Staging Time:
8:15 a.m.

BP Station
Route 112 & Granny Rd.
Medford, NY

Ride Captain:

Pete Jepson
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631-922-6330

Special Instructions:

We will depart staging location to respond to family home where we escort the veteran's cremains and the family to church service in Ronkonkoma at 9:45 a.m. Any questions on road condition for escort contact me.

Flags & Water:

Flags will not be provided, please bring your own.
Large Bike Flags will be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS:  01-19-19
Staging Time:  9:15 a.m.

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seaton Church
800 Portion Rd.
Ronkonkoma, NY

Ride Captain:

Pete Jepson
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631-922-6330

Special Instructions:

Flag line will be formed for dignified transfer of veteran into church for service and upon end of service his departure with the family. Dress for cold weather and bring your flags.

Flags & Water:

Flags will not be provided, please bring your own.
Large Bike Flags will be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

 

Submitted by: Pete Jepson
Title:  Senior Ride Captain, R9