Thread subject: Austin Area Patriot Guard Riders :: SFC Alessandro Giarrusso, 85, US Army (Ret), Pflugerville, TX, 09 APR 2017

Posted by markwells on 04/08/2017 06:34

Confirmed Mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the funeral and interment service for SFC Alessandro "Al" Giarrusso. Sergeant Giarrusso served in the U.S. Army for 20 years, from 1951 - 1971, including posts in Korea and Germany. His obituary can be read here:

This is a flag line only at the funeral home.

Date/Time: Sunday, 09 April 2017. Funeral Service begins at 10 am.

Location: Cook-Walden Capital Parks Funeral Home, 14501 North IH-35, Pflugerville, TX 78660. We will stage at the funeral home.
Map link:

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

Wx: Hi 83 deg, partly cloudy

Notes: Bring a bottle of water for yourself and one for a friend. Once the service begins we will strike the flag line and stand by to form a second flag line for the interment service at the adjacent Cook Walden Capital Parks cemetery.

Ride Captain: Mark Wells, , 515-470-0380
Flag Wrangler: Mark Wells

Please try to attend this mission to demonstrate our gratitude for SFC Giarrusso's long service to our nation.

Edited by markwells on 04/07/2017 12:33