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Honor Mission

Dennis M. Horton
US Army - Vietnam Veteran


Schuylerville, New York - 02 Feb 2018


ABOUT THE MISSION:

The family of Mr. Dennis Michael Horton has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral service.

Dennis enlisted in the United States Army on 24 May 1965, and served as a Light Weapon Infantryman (MOS 11B20). While serving in Vietnam and searching out landmines, he inadvertently triggered one and suffered severe injuries. For his service, he was awarded the Purple Heart Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal and the Vietnam Campaign Medal, with device. He also earned the Parachute Badge, and was Honorably discharged on 15 April 1968 at the rank of Specialist 4th Class (E-4).

After his service, Dennis retired as a truck driver with over 40 years of service.

The Patriot Guard Riders are proud to have the opportunity to stand for and render dignity, honor and respect for the life and service of Mr. Dennis M. Horton, Vietnam Veteran.


PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 02 Feb 2018
Primary Staging Time: 11:00 A.M.

Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, New York - 12871


Ride Captain:

"Big Dan" Nolin
dan1nolin@yahoo.com


Special Instructions:

Interment with full military honors scheduled for 11:30 AM. There is no funeral home involvement, with the veteran being transported by the family.

Please stage quietly and be aware of any services in progress. Please do not gather at the Visitor Center.


Flags & Water:

Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.





Submitted By: Ray Sestak
Position: Assistant State Captain

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