MISSION, TEXAS — Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that on Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. SHARP, the Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission, Texas will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for (Ret.) TSGT Lee Elliot Doan, a United States Air Force Veteran. TSGT Doan served in the Air Force from July 1963 to December 1984.
Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery staff has coordinated with the cemetery’s dedicated Honor Guard to ensure that TSGT Doan will receive full military honors. If no next-of-kin presents themselves at the ceremony, the On-Site Representative of the Veterans Land Board will accept the United States flag on TSGT Doan’s behalf.
The Texas Veterans Land Board works with the local community and fellow Veterans service organizations to ensure that NO Veteran is EVER left behind.
Members of the Rio Grande Valley community are encouraged to attend.