31 Jan, 2019
Indiantown Gap, PA
The staff of Indiantown Gap National Cemetery has informed the Patriot Guard Riders that US Army Veteran Melvin Boyd Dietrich Sr. has passed with no known family. Melvin is a Korean War Veteran that served from 1949-1952. 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, Thursday January 31. We will be there to ensure that Melvin gets the honor he deserves as he goes to his final rest. Melvin Boyd Dietrich Sr. was a patriot who served our country with honor and now it’s our turn to stand and honor him.
INTERMENT: IGNC, Thursday January 31 at 1400 HRS
Indiantown Gap National Cemetery
Staging: 1330 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.
For mission information, contact:
Eric M. Cramer, Veterans Liaison East
Email: [email protected]