This is a trailer that belongs to a member of the Dallas Texas area PGR that he takes to funerals. He tolls that bell prior to the funeral services and again at the cemetery. The tablets are the Ten Commandments.. For more on the PGR, see: http://www.patriotguard.org/
The black skirts being put in place around the trailer.
The trailer gets finished up prior to the start of services.
The trailer display was just awesome and the first time that I had seen it.
A view of the PGR Flag line in front of the Funeral home.
A view of the PGR line at the service entrance to the funeral home.
Some of the PGR members in position
Two of the PGR members by the service entrance. Barbara, one of our area's PGR Road Captain's, is wearing the maroon cap. PGR Road Captain's wear the maroon caps and regular members wear the blue PGR caps..
Another view of the service entrance PGR line
After the service starts, PGR members take the flags to the truck, furl them and then get ready to move to the cemetery to get in position there.. Here are our Road Captain's, Mike & Barbara, discussing the move with another Road Captain from out of town..
Our Road Captain's, a great husband & wife team, Mike & Barbara..
Another view of the Road Captain's discussing the move.
That is Angela & Nubbin, at the rear of the motorcycle. Angela rides the yellow trike with 3 large flags, The U.S. flag, the Texas Flag and the PGR flag. Her husband Nubbin rides the black bike with two large flags , U.S & the Texas, attached
John (me), Joe & Nubbin look at the new North Texas Bikers II cards that my wife Janice made up & I was passing out..
This is Kirby, Jody's husband in the brown leather talking to Dave and Tex & Joe talkin in the background
The bikes lined up for departure to the cemetery
PGR members bikes lined up at the funeral home. The cemetery can be seen across the street, in the background
The lead bikes that will accompany the hearse & family car to the cemetery
PGR members wait patiently for the signal to head out
The truck in the lead carrying the flags we will hold at the cemetery
The bikes repositioned for the move
The wind starts to pick up, causing the flags to flutter
Dave on lead bike with Joe right behind him
The other bikes at the cemetery as the members approach the truck for our flags..
The PGR flag line gets into position
Mike walks and checks out the positioning of the PGR members as we wait for the hearse to arrive
The PGR on both sides of the drive at the cemetery, near the grave site of Spc. Blake Bronough.
Doug checks the line as he carries extra flags under the blue covering.
The final picture is of the PGR flag line just prior to the hearse and family car arriving at grave site. Again, I want to thank Jody & Kirby for sharing their pictures and to Jody for letting me use them in this post. Great Job Jody!!! To link to Jody's page go to this link:: http://www.myspace.com/projectjody13
Scroll down for more rides, events & posts and don't forget to click on the "older posts" link at the bottom of EACH page for more posts. Check out North Texas Bikers (1) at: http://www.jjskewlstuff.blogspot.com/ for rides, events and posts from Jan-Nov 2008. Until next ride, event & post, ya'll be careful out there, ride safe, pray for our military & each other and keep the rubber on the road...............JOHN