Michael Uehling Obituary
ABOUT THE MISSION:
Master Chief Michael Uehling entered 21 Feb 1966, 19 . . .
ABOUT THE MISSION:
Master Chief Michael Uehling entered 21 Feb 1966, 1988 discharged. Starting on the USS Independence (CVA-62), he rose quickly up the ranks, achieving the rank of Chief Petty Officer after only nine years.
He was a plank owner of the USS Arkansas (CGN-41) and completed his 23 years in the Navy as the Command Master Chief of the USS Kidd (DDG-993).
Mike was a devoted husband and father. His second love was his Gold Wing motorcycle, and his most enjoyable times were riding with his VFW Post 3160, American Legion Riders Post 327, and Gold Wing biking buddies.
During his military career he was awarded: Navy Commendation Medal, 3 Navy Achievements Medals, 2 Navy Expeditionary Medals, 5 Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Service Ribbon, 3 Battle “E” Awards, 4 Sea Service deployment ribbons, 2 Armed Forces Expeditionary Medals, Navy Unit Commendation and Coast Guard Special Operations Service Ribbon.
He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, 2 sons, 5 grandchildren, other family, many friends and shipmates.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 04-24-21
Staging Time: 12:15 pm
New Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1552 Kempsville Rd.
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464
Mike “Handlebar” Nugent, firstname.lastname@example.org, 757-327-8281
Dave Bozak, email@example.com, (757) 615-8128
This will be the initial staging to meet the family, then a 1.5 mile escort to another church for a short service.
Upon arrival of the family we will render a hand salute.
Brief: 12:30 PM
KSU: 12:45 PM or at the direction of the listed Ride Captain
We will escort the family and friends to:
Community United Methodist Church, 1072 Old Kempsville Rd., Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464.
Anyone not wanting to escort the family please meet us at Community United Methodist Church
Flag line: 1 pm – 2 pm
Please follow all Covid-19 guidelines. Face masks are required in the Church and abide by social distancing rules.
No one is to approach the family except the listed Ride Captains.
At the conclusion of the service we will provide another flag line for our Hero and family to exit.
Once the family has left, PGR will debrief and be dismissed.
Expect this mission to last 2.5 hours start to finish.
Forecast: Cloudy skies with periods of rain later in the day. High 68F. Winds S at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.