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Final Itinerary for Funeral Escort for Fallen Hero

US Army Colonel John M. McHugh

Thursday May 27, 2010

Leavenworth, Kansas


US Army Colonel John M. McHugh died 18 May, 2010 in Afghanistan of wounds suffered when his convoy was struck by a vehicle borne improvised explosive device.  Colonel McHugh was serving as Chief of Operations Group A with the Battle Command Training Program (BCTP). He was on a NATO key leader training mission in support of Operation Enduring Freedom

The Patriot Guard extends our sincere sympathies to the McHugh family, friends and soldiers.

At the request of the family - absolutely no media and no cameras on this mission.

Please keep this family in your prayers.

God bless Colonel McHugh and his family.


Schedule:  Thursday May 27, 2010

Leintz Funeral Home

4701 10th Ave, Leavenworth, KS 66048


0730 hr (7:30am) -  Stage at funeral home

0745 hr (7:45am) -  Riders Mtg.

0810 hr (8:10am) -  Kick stands up

REQUIRED: Full protective motorcycle gear for rider and passenger:
Long sleeves, full hand gloves, helmet, reflective vest, eye protection.

Please direct all questions to Ride Captain:

David "Radar" Blazek

(913) 702-4626


NOTE: There is no planned group ride from the Wichita area to Leavenworth.
Those who plan to go, please ride safe.