CW2 John "JC" Corathers, 72, US Army, Retired, Vietnam Veteran, OF Belton, TX
The family of Chief Warrant Officer John "JC" Corathers has requested the presence of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Committal Service of their Loved One.
JC's service included Combat Infantryman, Green Beret special operations, Golden Knight Army Parachute Team member, OH58 Scout pilot, then Civilian Airfield Coordinator before coming to Fort Hood where for the past two decades, JC led the III Corps Exercise Planning office at Fort Hood. Here he supported several generations of Army senior leaders - including the current one - in the planning and conduct of realistic training exercises to support readiness, and frequently, for deployment to combat. His entire obituary may be found here: https://www.dossmanfh.com/obituary/cw2-ret-john-corathers
Date: Fri, 17 Jan 20
Staging Time: 1205
Staging Location: The cul-de-sac between the Walk of Heroes and the Memorial Shelter at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, 11463 SH 195, Killeen, TX 76542 (http://tinyurl.com/CenTexVetsCeme)
Setup & Briefing: Upon clearance and at the direction of the Ride Captain, we will move to the shelter, set up the flags, be briefed and await arrival of the procession.
WX: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 70. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
1. Be at staging ON TIME.
2. Hydrate well prior, bring water for yourself and a buddy and dress with consideration of the weather conditions.