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Donald L. VonAchen, 73, US Navy/Vietnam veteran, Georgetown, TX, 11 MAR 2019
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Posted on 03/07/2019 16:46

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Confirmed mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the funeral and burial services for Mr. Donald Leroy VonAchen. Mr. VonAchen served as a SeaBee in the US Navy from 1966 to 1968 including two Vietnam tours. He left the service as a Petty Officer 3rd class.

Additional information about his life can be read here when published: https://www.digni...en-8194017

Date/Time: Monday, 11 March 2019. Funeral service at 8:30 am.

Location: LDS Church, 218 Serenada Dr, Georgetown, TX 78628. We will stage at the church.
map link: https://goo.gl/ma...KV7buWhSdx

7:20 - 7:50 am - Staging
7:50 am - Briefing
8:00 am - Flag line

Wx: High 62 deg. Thunderstorms likely in the morning. Chance of rain 80%.

Notes: Cage it if weather dictates. Following the start of the funeral service we will strike the flag line and standby to join a law enforcement escorted procession to Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen for the scheduled 11 am burial service. Upon arrival at the cemetery we will fall under the direction of the Centex PGR ride captain.

Ride Captain: Russ Miller, , (512) 636-9692
Flag Wrangler: Don Ferguson

Please attend to show honor and gratitude for this sailor's brave service to our nation.
Edited by markwells on 03/07/2019 20:43
Mark Wells
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Posted on 03/11/2019 14:05
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Three cages and three bikes showed up to Honor PO3 VonAchen and the flag line made a good showing. Because of the weather and other obligations only one bike was going to CTSVC. Thanks to all who attended on a weather challenged day.
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