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Patriot Guard Mission Complete
In Memoriam
Sedgwick County Sheriff's Deputy Brian S. Etheridge
To Protect and To Serve
 
Kansas communities mourn the loss of Deputy Brian Etheridge who died in the line of duty on Monday, 28 Sept 2009, in Wichita, KS.  Deputy Etheridge had served with the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Department for a year and a half.  Our law enforcement community is a major part of our Patriot Guard missions.  They keep us safe as we travel to missions.  We respect and honor their service and commitment to protecting all citizens.  Their loss is our loss. The Patriot Guard extends our sincere sympathy to the Family.  God bless Brian and his family.  Please pray for Brian's family and his law enforcement family. 
 
The Patriot Guard is privileged and honored to be invited to attend this brave deputy's final farewell.  If you can, please make this mission to support his family, show your respect, and honor this Fallen Hero.
 
Final Itinerary:

BRING YOUR MOTORCYCLE FLAG POLE and AMERICAN FLAG.

We will fly 3x5 American flag, one per motorcycle.

Encourage all who attend to wear black shirts
Bring water, snack
Keep hydrated and be prepared for inclement weather
Temperatures: morning 45 afternoon 67

Caution: watch for deer on the highway

Patriot Guard Ride Captains: 
Terry Houck (Darkhorse)    dh43a@cox.net
Cregg Hansen (Bronco 6)   cphans@sbcglobal.net
Flag line-up Staging Crew and assigned Road Guards
 

Rosary and Vigil
1900 hr ( 7PM )  Thursday 01 Oct 2009

St Peter Catholic Church, 11000 Southwest Blvd, Schulte, KS


Final Staging Area  
0730 hr ( 07:30AM ) Friday 02 Oct 2009

Paula's Bar & Grill parking lot, 10510 Southwest Blvd, Wichita, KS
    Located southwest corner of K-42 / Maize Rd intersection on service road called West K-42 Drive

    If you need fuel, proceed past final staging area to:

         Schulte Country Store Phillips 66, 11012 Southwest Blvd

         - west side of K-42 just before MacArthur Rd

    Restrooms available at Paula's and Phillips 66
Watch for Flag Staging Crew and Road Guards as you ride into parking lot
Riders with flag poles
will be directed to line up in column of 2ís in one area

    Motorcycles will fly American flag - only one 3x5 flag on each motorcycle
Riders without flag poles in column of 2ís in another area
Cages - 4 wheeled vehicles in another area (Cages will follow motorcycles)
 

0800 hr ( 8AM )  Briefing by Darkhorse and Bronco
0815 hr ( 08:15AM )  Depart to St Peter Catholic Church, 11000 Southwest Blvd
0830 hr ( 08:30AM )  Arrive at St Peter Catholic Church
Park as directed in single line

Line up and form flagline where directed

Staging crew will direct and monitor flag line
0840 hr ( 08:40AM )  Stand ready for arrival of family and friends

Please be reverent and solemn at all times.

1000 hr ( 10AM ) Funeral Service starts


Graveside services at Resthaven Gardens Cemetery

  Briefing after funeral service starts by Darkhorse

  Depart to Resthaven Gardens Cemetery, 11800 West Kellogg, Wichita

  West on MacArthur to K-42, north on 119th St to Kellogg

  Resthaven is on northeast corner of Kellogg and 119th St
  Patriot Guard will provide avenue of flags at cemetery and flag perimeter around family and friends

  Sedgwick County Sheriff Motor Squad will provide escort from church to Resthaven Cemetery


Pre-Staging for Derby, Mulvane, Haysville, Douglas, Rosehill, Udall, and surrounding area
0630 hr ( 06:30AM )  Friday 02 Oct 2009  Derby Quik Trip, 71st & K-15
0645 hr ( 06:45AM )  Briefing
0700 hr ( 7AM )  Depart north on Hwy K15 for Final Staging area

  North to MacArthur Blvd / K15 intersection - left turn

  West on MacArthur Blvd to K42 / Maize Rd intersection

  North on Maize Rd 1/8 mi, turn left then south on W K-42 Drive access road

0730 hr ( 07:30AM )  Arrive at Final Staging,  Paula's Bar & Grill parking lot