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Vasco Slayton, Jr., USAF Vietnam War Veteran, Philadelphia / Newtown, 30 NOV 16


Nov 16


Vasco Slayton, Jr.

US Air Force Vietnam War Veteran

30 NOV 2016

Philadelphia / Newtown, PA


The family of Air Force Vietnam War Veteran Vasco Slayton, Jr. has requested the Patriot Guard Riders stand to honor his service to our nation during his funeral and interment ceremony Wednesday, November 30.  Following the funeral service, the PGR will escort Vasco to the Washington Crossing National Cemetery for interment with full military honors.  Vasco’s son Frank, an Iraqi War Veteran, has asked us to be there for his father.  Vasco Slayton, Jr. is a patriot who served our country with honor and now it’s our turn to stand and honor him.


VIEWING & FUNERAL:  Wednesday 11/30  Viewing 0900 HRS, Service 1100 HRS

St. Joseph Baptist Church

5412 Vine Street

Philadelphia, PA



Staging: 0830 HRS

At the church


ESCORT & INTERMENT:  following the service

Washington Crossing National Cemetery

830 Highland Road

Newtown, PA  18940


NOTE:  If going directly to the cemetery, stage at 1330 HRS in front of the Administration Building.  Do not proceed to the Committal Shelter without permission.



For mission information, contact:

Dale McGinnis, Veterans Liaison East


Phone: 717-887-4679


National Link:



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