The staff of Indiantown Gap National Cemetery has informed the Patriot Guard Riders that US Navy Veteran James Mark Lutes 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, Friday, December 8th. James served in the US Navy from 1958-1960. We will be there to ensure that James gets the honor he deserves as he goes to his final rest. James Lutes was a patriot who served our country with honor and now it’s our turn to stand and honor him.
INTERMENT: IGNC, Friday December 8 at 0930 HRS
Indiantown Gap National Cemetery
Staging: 0900 HRS
Stage at the parking lot opposite the rear of the PA Memorial, (turn left at the US Flag Circle). The ceremony scheduled for 9:00 is also being attended by the Patriot Guard Riders – please wait for that ceremony to conclude if only attending the 0930 ceremony. 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: Dale McGinnis, RC-Region 8