The Patriot Guard Riders have been asked to stand and honor SSG William Conner Jr. on Thursday March 18th.At IGNC. William or “Main” as he was affectionately known joined the army in 1959 and was served until 1979, and continued working at the New Cumberland Army Depot. His tours of duty included Vietnam, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, France, Germany and Hawaii as an Army Staff Sargent. 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, we will be there to ensure that William “Main” Conner Jr. gets the honor he deserves as he goes to his final rest. Staff Sergeant William Conner Jr. is a patriot who served our country with honor and now it’s our turn to stand and honor him.
Interment: Thursday March 18, 1330 HRS
Staging: 1300 HRS
Indiantown Gap National Cemetery
Annville PA 17003
(This mission is a flag line only along the road leading to the committal site by the upper parking lot)
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.
RCIC: Steve Vassar
For mission information, contact:
Eric M. Cramer, Veterans Liaison East