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Honor Mission

Robert Gordon Barber, Veteran

USAF - Korea

Elma, New York - 05 Aug 2017

Primary Staging location has been updated.


ABOUT THE MISSION:

We have a short notice Request to Honor the Military Service of Robert Gordon Barber of East Aurora. Mr. Barber passed away on March 23, 2006. His wife recently passed away, and he will now be buried with her in the casket.
Korean War Veteran Robert Barber served in the US Air Force for almost 4 years, from 1949-1953. His Air Force Specialty Code was 36230-Central Office Equipment Specialist, and he was attached to the 6400th Warehouse Squadron in Korea for 2 years. Honorably Discharged on 5 October 1953 with the rank of Airman 2nd Class, Mr. Barber was awarded: Air Force Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Korean Service Medal; and United Nations Service Medal (Korea.)
Obituary: https://tinyurl.com/ych4u6ag


PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 05 Aug 2017

Primary Staging Time: 12:30 P.M.
Union Cemetery
Rice Road @ Corner of Dellwood Road
(Between Seneca Street & Bowen Road)
Elma, NY. 14059
https://www.mapquest.com/latlng/42.821,-78.65
Ride Captain:
Don Higgins
gladiator6988@hotmail.com

Special Instructions:

Flag Line for arrival of family.
Graveside Service at 1:30.
Military Honors will be provided by U.S. Air Force Honor Guard.
Please arrive on time with a clean 3x5 American Flag or US Air Force flag, and dress for the weather.
This is a relatively short Mission, please do what you're able to help us Honor the Korean War Service of Mr. Barber and to support his loving family.
Flags & Water:
Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
 
Submitted by:
Don Higgins, SRC, R-1
gladiator6988@hotmail.com

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