Virgil Porter, Jr., USMC Vet, WV, Hagerstown, 30/31 Dec

National Mission Thread
   The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in silent Honor and Respect for LCpl Virgil Porter, Jr., USMC Veteran, on Monday and Tuesday, 30 & 31 Dec 13.
   This will be a two-state mission with wake and services in Berkeley Springs, WV followed by an escort to Hagerstown, MD for interment.
   Wake and services will be held at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 95 Union St., Berkeley Springs, WV (
   Wake will be on Monday, 30 Dec, from 1500-1700 and from 1900-2100.
   Funeral services will be Tuesday, 31 Dec, at 1000.  Escort to Rose Hill Cemetery, 600 Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD ( at the conclusion of services.  Cemetery is located approximately 40 miles from the funeral home and police escort is anticipated.
   West Virginia RC assignment is currently pending.
   Bob Hamlin (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) is the assigned RC for the Maryland portion of this most honorable mission. Direct inquiries to him via e-mail or 301-471-0218.
   Early weather forecast for Monday and Tuesday is for temperatures in the low 30’s with 0-10% chance of precipitation.  Overnight low Monday is forecast to be 23.  Please, use caution when traveling and ensure your mode of transportation meets your own individual abilities.
   Please monitor the National thread for staging times/location and WV RC assignment.

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