The Colorado Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the National Vietnam War Veteran's Day Commemoration Ceremony on Monday, 29 March, at 11:00AM, Pikes Peak National Cemetery, 10545 Drennan Rd., Colorado Springs, CO. The ceremony will take place at the Flag Pole area.
10:15AM Stage, COMMITTAL SHELTER 1
10:45AM Prep to walk to flag poles and set Flag Line for ceremony.
Gary 'Tin Man' Wetzel will serve as Primary Ride Captain and will bring Flags. Gary will do the PGR portion of the presentation of Pins to the Veterans.
Rich 'Honor Man' Blackaby will assist as Ride Captain and will bring Flags. Rich will RC the Flagline portion of the event.
The Colorado Patriot Guard Riders will not count as part of the event's head count as long as we stay setup on the road away from the main participants, and only the RC should interact with those involved in the ceremony.
This event will most likely have Media Attention. Reminder, only the Ride Captain or his direct designee are to speak with the media on behalf of the PGR. Members should refer any media requests to the RC.
Due to current COVID restrictions, PPNC is requiring all present for services to take required precautions. This includes our staging and flag lines. Masks are REQUIRED to be worn at all times until further notice while on missions at PPNC.