North Texas Patriot Guard Riders
F I N A L    I T I N E R A R Y

Patriot's Name:

SGT Enrique Mondragon

Military Branch:

United States Army


Killed In Action

Additional Military Info:


Mission Ride Captain #1:

Carlton Emmons,, (817) 205-3339

Ride Captain #2:

Mike Upchurch,, (972) 974-0030

Ride Captain #3:

Larry Key,, (940) 268-8242

Mission Summary:

The Family has invited the Patriot Guard Riders to be involved in honoring Sgt. Mondragon on his final journey home.

Link To Obituary:

Obituary Highlights:

Sgt. Enrique Mondragon, United States Army, age 23, of Little Elm, was killed in Afghanistan, on December 24, 2012. He was born June 20, 1989 in Dallas, Texas. He married Katie Argueta on October 3, 2009 in Carrollton. Enrique is survived by his wife, Katie and their 2 year old daughter, Beverly.


Arrival at DFW International Airport at 1300

Mission Date:

Jan 06, 2013

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Details Of Part 1:

Upon completion of the riders brief, we will stand a flag line outside the fence area at Corporate Aviation at DFW Airport. After arrival, we will KSU and prepare for the procession to Mulkey-Mason funeral Home in Lewisville, Texas. This part of the staging will be handled by Carlton and Mike. They will stage you as you arrive.

Sgt Mondragon will arrive at 1300 hours by Kalitta Charters at Corporate Aviation of DFW Airport.

The family will arrive by LEO escort. We will have Denton Sheriff's office providing security from the Airport to Mulkey Mason in Lewisville on Sunday and again on Tuesday.

Staging Address For Part 1:

DFW Airport, Corporate Aviation
1816 n. 24th Ave
DFW Airport, Texas 75261

Map To Staging Area For Part 1:

Water Truck For Part 1:

- The Flag/Water Truck WILL Be There.

Support Person:

B. J. Field,, (817) 614-1181


Visitation at Mulkey Mason Funeral Home

Mission Date:

Jan 07, 2013

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Details Of Part 2:

Visitation will be from 1700 to 1930 hours. After the briefing we will stand tall and silent as the family and friends come to pay their final respects to this hero.

Staging Address For Part 2

Mulkey-Mason Funeral Home
740 S. Edmonds Lane
Lewisville, Texas

Map To Staging Area For Part 2:

Water Truck For Part 2:

- The Flag/Water Truck WILL Be There.

Support Person:

B. J. Field,, (817) 614-1181


Funeral Service at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas

Mission Date For Part 3:

Jan 08, 2013

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Details Of Part 3:

Following the riders brief we will stand a flag line in honor of Sgt Mondragon as the family and friends arrive for the funeral service at Prestonwood Baptist Church.

After the service begins we will furl the flags and prepare for the procession to DFW National cemetery. Dallas Sheriff's Dept. will provide our escort to the interment.

If you cannot be part of the funeral or procession then stage at DFW National Cemetery at the listed time below in part 4.

Staging Address For Part 3:

Prestonwood Baptist Church
6801 W Park Blvd
Plano, Texas

Map To Staging Area For Part 3:

Water Truck For Part 3:

- The Flag/Water Truck WILL Be There.

Support Person:

B. J. Field,, (817) 614-1181


Procession and Interment at DFW National Cemetery at 1430 hours

Mission Date For Part 4:

Jan 08, 2013

Staging Time:


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Details Of Part 4:

Following the procession from Prestonwood Baptist Church, we will again stand a flag line for the full military honors ceremony at DFW national cemetery at 1430 hours at shelter C.

Staging Address For Part 4:

DFW National Cemetery
2000 Mountain Creek Parkway
Dallas, Texas

Map To Staging Area For Part 4:

Water Truck For Part 4:

- The Flag/Water Truck WILL Be There.

Support Person:

Anita Tauzin,, (682) 554-4170

Weather Forecast:

Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 54F. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday Night
Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 32F. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the SE after midnight.

Overcast. High of 57F. Winds from the SSE at 10 to 15 mph.

Monday Night
Overcast with a chance of rain, then a chance of a thunderstorm and rain after midnight. Fog overnight. Low of 48F. Breezy. Winds from the SE at 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50% with rainfall amounts near 0.4 in. possible.

Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain. Fog early. High of 54F. Breezy. Winds from the South at 15 to 20 mph shifting to the West in the afternoon. Chance of rain 40% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible.


- 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 CELL PHONE USE IN THE FLAG LINE!

- 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.

To all Ride Captains.
If you plan to be at any of the parts, please make yourself available to the Ride Captain In Charge for assignments. Thanks.

Respectfully Submitted By:

Larry "Rev DT" Key

Deputy State Captain

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