Patriot Guard Riders Mission Alert: CW3 Brian D. Hornsby

Carl | September 15, 2012 

CW3 Brian D. Hornsby, 37, US Army, Melbourne FL, ANC 18 Sept 2012

This is a Confirmed ANC Mission Plan in 2 parts!

CW3 Brian D. Hornsby died 16 August 2012, in a helicopter crash northeast of Kandahar, Afghanistan. CW3 Hornsby, a highly decorated U.S. Army Pilot, was one of seven American troops among the 11 people who died in the crash of a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter. He enlisted in the United States Army in 1998 as a Military Policeman, and was selected for the Army Warrant Officer and Aviation Programs in 2001.

CW3 Hornsby will be laid to rest on the hallowed grounds of Arlington National Cemetery on 18 Sep 2012 at approximately 1100 hours, from the Memorial Gate.

PGR will mount an Honor flag Line for the visitation on 17 September and on 18 September will provide brief Honors at the funeral home prior to escort, a mounted escort from the funeral home to ANC and then graveside Honors.

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Visitation: 17 Sep 2012

Stage: 1330 hrs @ Murphy’s Funeral Home, 4510 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA
Honors: 1345 hrs to 1600 Hrs
Ride Captain: Bruce “Robocop” Gentile

Services: 18 Sep 2012
Stage: 0915 hrs Murphy’s Funeral Home, 4510 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA
Brief: 0930 hrs
Transit: 1000 hrs to ANC Memorial Gate (time approx)
Honors: 1100 hrs Graveside ANC (time approx.)
Ride Captain: Dennis Markle

Iron Horses preferred, cages welcomed as always.
Large hand-held flags needed for Honor Flag Line
Mounted large flags preferred for the Escort (furl upon ANC parking).
Military mandated ID / gear NOT required for this mission.

Bruce “Robocop” Gentile
MD Patriot Guard Ride Captain, ANC Team RC
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