A hero's welcome set Thursday for Staff Sgt. Sky R. Mote | Community Spirit
On Monday, the U.S. Department of Defense announced the death of Staff Sgt. Sky R. Mote of El Dorado.
Mote, 27, was killed Aug. 10 during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion out of Camp Pendleton, California, and served in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Thursday this fallen hero is coming home, and his family could use your support.
A Hero's Welcome is scheduled at McClellan Air Force Base on Thursday, August 16 at 4:30 at Hanger 3. The marine's motorcade will travel east on 50 to Latrobe/El Dorado Hills Blvd, then up Serrano Parkway and left onto Silva Valley Parkway in order to pass Silva Valley Elementary and Rolling Hills Middle Schools; Mote attended these two schools and his father is a teacher at Rolling Hills. The procession is scheduled to pass the schools at 6:00/6:30 pm.
All are welcome and encouraged to line the streets with flags and banners in support of the Mote family and to honor the sacrifice Staff Sgt. Mote and all troops make for our country.
Source: Lynn Machon / Rolling Hills Middle School