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Honor Mission

Charles Edward Washington, Veteran

USN - Vietnam Era

Buffalo, New York - 13 May 2017


We have been requested to stand in Honor of the U.S. Naval Service of Charles Edward Washington, who passed away unexpectedly on May 8th. Mr. Washington served from 1970-1974, most of which time he was stationed aboard the USS Hawkins (DD873) as a machinist. During his time of service, the USS Hawkins supported Apollo space missions and operated with the Standing Naval Force Atlantic in Northern European waters. Mr. Washington was Honorably Discharged on 26 April 1974 with the rating of Seaman (E-3). For his Service to our Nation during the Vietnam War, SN Washington was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.


Primary Staging Time: 9:00 A.M.
New Beginnings Church of God in Christ
828 Genesee Street
Buffalo, New York - 14211
Ride Captain:
Bart Bartlett
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Special Instructions:
Wake at 10:00 AM, Funeral Service at 11:00 AM.
Escort to Forest Lawn Cemetery for Interment w/Military Honors.
Please arrive on time with a clean 3x5 American Flag or US Navy flag, and dress for the weather.
If you choose to ride, please ensure your large bike flags are properly placed and securely attached.
NOTE: This is our third Mission scheduled on Saturday in Region-1. Please do whatever you're able to help
support one of these Missions.
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.

Don Higgins

Senior Ride captain

PGRNY Region-1

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Attn: Treasurer
PO Box 637
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590




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