S/A Tamara Elaine “Tess” Short, USAF, AFOIG (LEO), Hughesville, 6 Feb

National Condolence Thread

The family of SA Tamara Elaine “Tess” Short has invited the Patriot Guard to honor their loved one at this visitation.  SA Tamara E. Short, USAF, AFOIG (LEO), died on 31 January 2012, after a brief illness.  She was 49 years old.   SA Short spent 18 years with the AFOSI, much of it stationed at Bolling AFB, to include a tour in Iraq in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  
Tess Short was a loving wife and mother, and in her spare time was an officer with the Blue Knights (MD IV) and a former officer with the CMA (Southern Messengers) as well as an active rider with the Ladies of Harley at All American Harley Davidson.  She and her husband Ray never missed an opportunity to ride and be with her friends and family.

Monday, February 6, 2012

Staging:  1115 hrs @ church
Briefing:  1130 hrs
Flag line: 1145 hrs
1st Visitation 1200 – 1400 hrs

Break:  1400 – 1530 hrs
Briefing:  1530 hrs @ church
Flag line: 1545 hrs
2nd Visitation 1600 – 1800 hrs

Memorial Service begins @ 1800 hrs.

Location:  New Life Wesleyan Church (Main Bldg)
                 9690 Shepherds Creek Place
                     La Plata, MD
Interment: At a later date at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto, IL.  The Illinois SC has been advised.

Ride Captains:  Bruce “Robocop” Gentile @ 301-542-6707 (cell)
                         Sid “Deacon” Marcus @ 310-535-6817

Please bring 3x5 hand-held flags for a series of flag lines.

Weather forecast for Monday, February 6, 2012 is partly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.
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