MSgt Darren Vincent Jackson

Feb 19th 12:30 pm - 12:30 pm
United States Air National Guard, Retired
United States Air Force
MRC - Tom Hardin

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Mission Summary

Classification 

Retired Military 

Military Branch 

United States Air National Guard, Retired
United States Air Force

Military Service 

Served Active Duty:
2000-2004 US Air Force
2004-2018 US Air National Guard-Texas

Deployments:
2001 Saudi Arabia
2001-2004 Okinawa Japan
2009-2010 Kuwait
2016-2017 Iraq
2018 Honorable Medical Military Retirement

Decorations:
AF Commendation medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, AF Outstanding Unit Award with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, AF Good Conduct Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, National Defense Service Medal with 1 Service Star, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, AF Overseas Ribbon, AF Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Boarder, AF Longevity Service with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, AF Special Duty Member. 

Campaigns

Master Sergeant Jackson served during the war on terrorism. He deployed and served in support under:  Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Noble Eagle, Operation Inherent Resolve, Operation Freedoms Sentinel, and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Mission Segments 

Procession, Inurnment Service 

Obituary Text 

Master Sergeant, Air National Guard, Retired
DOB: May 23, 1982 (Dallas, Texas)
DOD: December 19, 2019

MSgt Jackson is survived by daughters M'Kenna Bailey Jackson and M'Kayla Rylee Jackson, and by his mother, Patricia Ann Patterson Jackson.  He is also survived by his brother, Jason Farrell Jackson (and his wife Tasha Renee Jackson), niece Annabelle Cherie Jackson, nephew Colt Barrett Jackson and by his grandfather, Thomas Farrell Jackson (and his wife Jacqueline Jackson).

Sergeant Jackson was preceded in death by his father, Samuel K. Jackson, his paternal grandmother, Mary Ann Jackson and his maternal grandparents, Hubert Clayton Patterson and Polly Ann Patterson.

Sergeant Jackson was employed by BNSF Railroad.  He was also serving as President of his Motorcycle Club, Iron Legacy MC, at the time of his passing.

Sergeant Jackson’s hobbies included working out, lifting weights and spending time with his two daughters and his brothers in the Iron Legacy MC. 

Photo Permission

Yes

MRC

Tom Hardin
Tom.Hardin27@hotmail.com
(469)387-1512 

Ride Captain 2 

Dan Mathys
pgrdan1@gmail.com
(817) 300-5542 

 

 

Part 1

Segment

Procession 

Mission Date 

02/19/2020 

Staging Time 

1230 

Briefing Time

1245

In Position/KSU Time

1300

Starting Time 

1315 

Staging Point 

Walmart Parking Lot – Haslet, TX 

Staging Address 

2401 Avondale Haslet Road
Haslet, TX  76052 

Map Link 

Map to Staging, Part 1 

GPS 

32.967267, -97.413855 

Details 

The family of MSgt Darren V. Jackson (Ret.) has asked the Patriot Guard Riders to honor his memory and service to our Country by escorting him from Haslet, Texas, to DFW National Cemetery and then Standing Tall and Silent at his inurnment.

Riders will stage at the Walmart Parking lot in Haslet, TX, for both the mission and safety briefings. Honor bikes will be selected and all riders staged for the 45-mile procession to DFW National Cemetery. Upon arrival at the DFW Visitors Center, honor bikes will turn into the designated lane while the remaining riders proceed to the designated shelter to help set the flags and await the arrival of the procession. 

Procession 

Escort Provided 

Support 

No  

 

 

Part 2

Segment 

Inurnment Service 

Date 

02/19/2020 

Staging Time 

1415 

Briefing Time

1430

In Position/KSU Time

1445

Starting Time 

1500

Staging Point

Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery 

Staging Address 

2000 Mountain Creek Parkway
Dallas, TX  75211 

Map Link 

Map to Staging, Part 2 

Details 

Riders not participating in the procession will stage at the DFW National Cemetery Visitors Center to be briefed by RC Dan Mathys and then proceed to the designated shelter, set flags and await the arrival of the procession. Riders will stand tall and silent during the committal service, after which flags will be returned to the storage locker or support vehicle and riders will be debriefed and dismissed. 

Support 

Flags only; please bring your own water.

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