MSgt Edward S. Jackson
U.S. Air Force Reserve (Ret) - Desert Shield / Storm, OIF
Niagara Falls, N.Y. - 02/17/2020
|Mission applies to the following Region(s):||Region 1, Region 2|
|About the Mission:||The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in Honor of the life and service of Air Force Reserve Master Sergeant Edward S. Jackson, who passed away on 13 February 2020.
MSgt. Jackson served our Nation for 30 years from 1985-2015, and retired on 14 January 2015. He was attached to the 914th Air Wing in Niagara Falls, and served as a C-130 Loadmaster. A Veteran of both Desert Shield/Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom, MSgt. Jackson's list of awards is extensive:
Meritorious Service Medal; Air Medal; Aerial Achievement Medal; Air Force Commendation Medal; Air Force Achievement Medal; Meritorious Unit Award; Air Force Outstanding Unit Award; Combat Readiness Medal; Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; Southwest Asia Service Medal; Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Armed Forces Service Medal; Humanitarian Service Medal; Air Force Overseas Ribbon (short tour); Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon; Air Force Longevity Service Award; Armed Forces Reserve Medal; USAF NCO PME Graduate Ribbon; Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon; Air Force Training Ribbon; Kuwait Liberation Medal (King of Saudi Arabia); Kuwait Liberation Medal (Government of Kuwait).
There is no Obituary available at this time.
|Primary Staging Date:||02/17/2020|
|Primary Staging Time:||12:00|
|AM or PM:||pm|
|Staging Location:||M.J. Colucci & Son Niagara Funeral Chapel
2730 Military Road
Niagara Falls, New York 14304
|Lead Ride Captain:||John Ben|
|Special Information:||Flag Line for arrival of family.
Visitation from 1:00 - 5:00 PM.
Funeral Service at the Funeral Home at 5:00 PM, including Military Honors.
There is no cemetery involved in this Mission.
Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American or US Air Force flag, and dress for the weather.
Please consider contributing some of your time to help Honor MSgt. Edward Jackson's 30 years of exemplary military service to our Nation, and to support his family and his fellow USAF comrades.
|Submitted by:||Don Higgins, SRC, Region-1|