MS1 Charlie Wyche

May 17th 12:15 pm - 12:15 pm
US Navy
Vietnam War Veteran
MRC - Bill Kushnir

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Mission Summary

Classification 

Retired Military 

Military Branch

United States Navy 

Military Service 

Mr. Wyche retired from the United States Navy on December 1, 1981, after twenty years of service, including a tour in Vietnam. He achieved the rank of Petty Office First Class as a Mess Management Specialist. Awards include: Three Good Conduct Awards; National Defense Service Medal; Vietnam Service Medal and the Meritorious Unit Commendation. 

Campaigns

Vietnam War (1962 - 1975)

Mission Segments 

Interment Service 

Obituary

Link to Obituary 

Obituary Text 

Graveside services for Charlie James Wyche, 77, of Grand Saline, will be 1 pm Monday, May 17, 2021, at the DFW National Cemetery.

Mr. Wyche passed away, May 6, 2021 in Grand Saline. He was born March 6, 1944 in Dallas to Billy H. and Emma Irene McKay Wyche. Mr. Wyche proudly served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War. He loved the Navy and the sea. Always an outdoorsman, he loved to hunt. He was a fun loving man with a free spirit.

Charlie is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Krista and Clay Smith; two granddaughters: Rachel and Ariel; brother and sister-in-law: Tommy and Rebecca Wyche; and brother, Spencer Wyche. 

Photo Permission

Yes

MRC

Bill Kushnir

bpkush@gte.net 

(214) 995-1536 

 

 

Part 1

Segment

Interment Service 

Mission Date 

Monday, May 17, 2021 

Staging Time 

1215 

Briefing Time

1230

In Position/KSU Time

1245

Starting Time 

1300 

Staging Point 

Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery

Staging Address 

2000 Mountain Creek Parkway

Dallas, TX 75211 

Map Link 

Link to Map

Details 

We will stage at the Information Center at DFW National Cemetery. After the briefing, Honor Bikes will be selected. Remaining riders will proceed to the designated shelter to set the flags and await the arrival of the procession. Riders will stand tall and silent during the interment service. After the service, flags will be returned to the storage locker and riders will be debriefed and dismissed. 

Support 

No

 

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