The staff of Indiantown Gap National Cemetery has informed the Patriot Guard Riders that Navy Veteran Benjamin Bowers has passed with no known family. We have been asked to stand to honor his service to our nation as he is interred with full military honors at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Wednesday May 16th. Benjamin served in the Navy during World War II during which time he was awarded the Purple Heart Medal. We will be there to ensure that Benjamin gets the honor he deserves as he goes to his final rest. Benjamin Bowers is a patriot who served our country with honor and now it’s our turn to stand and honor him.
INTERMENT: Wednesday May 16 at 1100 HRS
Indiantown Gap National Cemetery
STAGING: 1030 HRS
Stage at the parking lot opposite the rear of the PA Memorial, (turn left at the US Flag Circle). DO NOT PROCEED TO COMMITTAL SITE WITHOUT PERMISSION.
NOTE: Concealed carry permits are NOT recognized on military installations and federal reservations. Indiantown Gap National Cemetery is a federal reservation. Do not bring weapons or hazardous materials to this mission.
RCIC: Gerry Pawlowski, SRC-Region 5