POSTED: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 3:36pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 3:39pm
Paul Aubert with the Nation of Patriots came on BR Lagniappe to share about the Patriot Tour and their Pass the Flag Event coming to BR on July 7th. Aubert said that the Patriot Tour is a tribute to all armed Forces personnel, past, present and fallen. The tour originated in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Memorial Day weekend and with the participation of 100 Harley owners Group Charters nationwide and will travel to cities across the nation.
Aubert said that the Patriot Tour will make a stop here on July 7th for a special " Passing of the Flag " event at the Harley Davidson Store at 9 a.m. Military personnel will be there in full military uniform, and they are awaiting to hear confirmation from the U. S. Navy to have a military flyover of a VFA-204, an FA18 aggressor squadron at the event. Special guest speakers at the ceremony will be Major General Ronald Richard USMC (ret.) , and Lt. General Russel Honore' US Army ( ret.).
Aubert said that donations from the event will help to provide for needy wounded veterans families here in the Greater BR area. He sais that las year they were able ot provide support to two local families of veterans grevioslu wounded in Iraq.
For more information about the event and Tour visit www.nationofpatriots.org  or call (225) 413-0554.