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Short Notice: Joseph “Joe” Beiswenger US Army / 25-26 April 2018 / Ashville, PA


Apr 18


Short Notice:

Joseph “Joe” Beiswenger
Vietnam Veteran
US Army
25-26 April 2018
Ashville, PA

The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited by the family of Joseph “Joe” Beiswenger US Army to Stand In Silent Honor for their True American Hero.

Joe was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam War, where he was awarded the Vietnam Campaign Medal with 60 Device, and the Vietnam Service Medal with two Bronze Service Stars.

Joe was a Life member of the Ashville VFW and the DAV, Altoona, Member of Loretto American Legion.

Our American Hero served our country with Honor and now its our turn to Stand & Honor him.

This is a two day Honor Mission with multiple Staging times and locations. Members can attend all of the Mission or any part of the Mission. PGR sets no time for member to Stand a Misson. We Thank you for whatever time you give us and the families of our Heroes appreciate your time.

Wednesday,25 April 2018

Staging: 1:00 PM
Gibbons Funeral Home
1688 Liberty St, Ashville,PA 16713

Briefing: 1:15 PM

Flag Line: 1:30 PM

Visitation 2-4PM & 6-8PM

Thursday, 26 April 2018

If you wish to be part of the Escort, meet at the location listed below:

Staging/Briefing: 10:00 AM
405 E 25th Ave, Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 943-6653

Briefing: 10:15 AM

KSU For Service: 10:30 AM
St. Therese Of The Child Jesus
443 Wopsononock Ave, Altoona, PA 16601

Service at 11:00 AM

If you only want to Stand at the cemetery for the Flag Line:

Staging/Briefing: 12:00 PM
St. Thomas Cemetery
2998 Colonel Drake Hwy Ashville,PA 16613

Flag Line: 12:15 PM

The procession will be arriving approximately at 12:30 PM, Interment with Military Honors.

Please Watch The Weather, Dress Accordingly, Hydrate & Bring Your 3×5 Handheld Flags.

​​Ride Captains:

SRC Steve Socie
(814) 515-5234‬

Joe Turner
(814) 937-5516‬

Larry Graper
‭(814) 932-2423‬

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