The staff of Indiantown Gap National Cemetery has informed the Patriot Guard Riders that two veterans who have passed without family in their lives will be laid to rest on Thursday, June 25. Kevin Bouknight was a US Navy Veteran who served from 1983 to 1988. Hector Rivera was a Marine Veteran who served from 1974 to 1976.
We have been asked to stand to honor their service to our nation as they are interred with full military honors. We will be there to ensure that these veterans who served our nation will not go to their final resting place alone. Kevin Bouknight and Hector Rivera were patriots who served our country with honor and now it’s our turn to stand and honor them.
Indiantown Gap National Cemetery
Kevin Bouknight, Navy, 1330 HRS
Hector Rivera, USMC, 1400 HRS
Staging : 1300 HRS
Stage at the parking lot opposite the the rear of the PA Memorial, (turn left at the US Flag Circle). DO NOT PROCEED TO COMMITAL 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: Steve Vassar, SRC-Region 8
National Link: https://www.patriotguard.org/showthread.php?405151 for Hector
National Link: https://www.patriotguard.org/showthread.php?405152 for Kevin