Active Duty Death Final Itinerary - PFC Joseph R. Jennings - Tuesday - Jan 15, 2013

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Mon Jan 14 17:46:36 CST 2013

North Texas Patriot Guard Riders

F I N A L    I T I N E R A R Y

Patriot's Name:
PFC Joseph R. Jennings

Military Branch:
United States Army

Active Duty Death

Additional Military Info:
Assigned to Fort Sam Houston

Link To Obituary:

Obituary Highlights:
Joseph Ray Jennings, 20, of Longview, Texas, passed away Wednesday, January
2, 2013. He was born October 29, 1992, in Longview, to Jack and Laurie

Joey attended K-12 in the Pine Tree School District. He played trumpet in
the Pine Tree Band, was Treasurer of the Interact Club, was on the Spring
Hill Bank Student Board, competed in several UIL events, was in AP classes
and graduated with a 3.49 GPA in May 2011.

He was involved in soccer from age five until his death. He played
recreational soccer through Greater Longview Soccer Association, competitive
soccer in Arlington and was on the Pine Tree High School JV soccer team
during his junior year. He played goalie from the age of ten and was a
referee from the age of 14.

Joey joined the U.S. Army in March 2012, and graduated boot camp at Fort
Leonard Wood, Mo., in May 2012. He earned expert in marksmanship and
grenades. He went to AIT at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., and was then sent to Fort
Sam Houston in San Antonio. He was to have begun the radiology technician
program on January 09, 2013. Joey has been posthumously awarded the rank of
private first class.

His last wishes for cremation will be honored and then he will be interred
in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. 

Mission Ride Captain:
Mike Upchurch, hawkeye at, (972) 974-0030

Ride Captain #2:
Bill Holcomb, aapylt at, (972) 672-2701

Mission Summary:
The family of PFC Joseph Jennings has requested the presence of the PGR for
the inurnment service of their beloved soldier at DFW National Cemetery.

Inurnment Service at DFW National Cemetery: Tuesday January 15, 2013 at

Mission Date:
Jan 15, 2013

Staging Time:

Briefing Time:

In Position Time Or KSU:

Details Of Part 1:
We will meet at the DFW National Cemetery Visitor Center for a short
briefing. Lane/Shelter A has been assigned to this service. When Shelter A
becomes available, riders will proceed to the shelter and set the flags.
Four Big Flag Bikes will await the arrival of the procession for escort to
the shelter.

Name Of Staging Point:
DFW National Cemetery

Staging Address For Part 1:
2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy 
Dallas, Texas 75211

Map To DFW National Cemetery Staging Area
- Map To Staging Area At DFW National Cemetery. <> 

Water Truck For Part 1:
- The Flag/Water Truck WILL Be There.

Weather Forecast:
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Before Heading Out.

- Iron horses if you can, cages are always welcome and appreciated.

- Safety First: Please remember to properly hydrate (including the night
before) before any outdoor activity and to dress appropriately. Do not
hesitate to take a break at any time if you feel you need to get in the
shade or get indoors and always ask for help at any time. Also please do not
forget your sun screen.

- Please remember that our mission is to stand tall and silent, and with
honor and respect for this patriot and their family. NO TALKING, SMOKING, OR

- We will park along the main street close to the designated shelter with 2
bikes side by side as close to the curb and each other as possible so that
traffic can get by.

- Let's always remember to keep the motorcycle and voice noise to a minimum
when arriving and leaving the shelters.

- Cemeteries are hallowed ground. Please keep radios off and engine noise to
a minimum. Observe the 15 MPH speed limit. Show our respect to ALL who are
there, not just the one we are honoring.

Respectfully Submitted By:
Mike Upchurch
Assistant Deputy State Captain

Submitted By:
Hawkeye at

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