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SFC Juan Jose Velex, 69, US Army (Ret), Vietnam veteran, Pflugerville, TX, 19 MAR 2018
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Posted on 03/16/2018 12:38

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Confirmed Mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the funeral and burial services for SFC Juan Jose (JJ) Velez. SFC Velez served in the US Army for 20 years, 1968 - 1988, including two Vietnam tours.

More information about his life can be found here when published: https://www.digni...ez-7791712

Date/Time: Monday, 19 March 2018. Funeral Mass to begin at 10 am.

Location: St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 1520 N. Railroad Avenue, Pflugerville, TX 78660. We will stage at the church.
Map link: http://tinyurl.co...lugerville

8:50 am - 9:20 am Staging
9:20 am - Briefing
9:30 am - Flag Line

Wx: Hi 79 deg, sunny

Notes: Arrive fed, fully fueled, and hydrated. Bring a bottle of water for yourself and one for a friend. Following the funeral service we will join an LEO escorted procession to Cook Walden Capital Parks Cemetery where we will stand a second flag line for the interment service.

Ride Captain: Keith Brown, , (512) 422-6310
Flag Wrangler: Don Ferguson

Please make plans to attend this mission in gratitude for this brave veteran's long service to our nation.
Edited by markwells on 03/17/2018 19:34
Mark Wells
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Posted on 04/16/2018 09:08

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Good turn out to honor SFC Juan Jose Velex. We had 9 form a flag line at the Church while 3 of our own and SFC Velex's son (one his fathers bike) escorted them from the funeral home to the Church. We all joined in together along with 3 friends of the family (on bikes) to the grave site where we established a second flag line.
Keith 'SQUIBBY' Brown
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