Commander Wesley Herbol Retired
The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited by the family of Commander Wesley Herbol US Navy to Stand In Silent Honor for his service and interment.
CMDR Herbol was assigned to VF-11, “Red Rippers” piloting F2H4 Banshees off the USS Essex. He was an Active Reserve Officer in Naval Intelligence from 1959 to 1984. He worked with returning POW’s from Vietnam and NATO’s Strategic Airlift Capability (SAC)and retired as Commander in the Naval Reserve in 1985.
CMDR Herbol received the Armed Forces Reserve Medal, National Defense Service Medal and the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal.
CMDR Herbol was a life member of Fairview American Legion Post #742, the American Legion Department of Pennsylvania, Fairview Fire Department and its Fireman’s Relief Association and had served as Chief of the Fairview Fire Police.
CMDR Wesley Herbol served our country with Honor, now it’s our turn to Honor him.
Following the service, KSU for Interment:
Interment with Military Honors at 11:00 AM
Members can attend all of a Mission or any part of the Mission. PGR sets no time for a Member to Escort and or Stand a Mission. We Thank you for whatever time you give us and the families of our Heroes appreciate your time.
Please watch the weather, dress accordingly & bring your 3 X 5 handheld American flags.