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  • UPDATED!! Sgt Dominic Vaca, 43, LEO(AD)/USA, Fontana: June 11, 2021

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Beth Allen

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The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department and the family of Sergeant Dominic Vaca, 43, have asked the Patriot Guard Riders to attend his memorial we will be honored to do so.

Sergeant Dominic Vaca was shot after a pursuit of a wanted suspect in Yucca Valley, Ca. on Monday, May 31, 2021.  Heroic lifesaving efforts were conducted but sadly, he succumbed to his injuries.

Sergeant Vaca also served this nation in the U.S. Army prior to becoming a Deputy Sheriff. Sergeant Vaca served the residents of San Bernardino County for 17 years.  He had elevated to the rank of Sergeant and was assigned to the Sheriff’s Station in Yucca Valley.
Sergeant Vaca is survived by his wife who he recently married and two children, the youngest being just 3 months old, and many other members of his family.  He is also survived by his extended family from the Sheriff’s Department as well as other friends.

More information may be discussed at the mission briefing.

NOTE: This mission posting is to facilitate your voluntary participation in honoring this American Hero. For those interested, and all PGR members are welcome, this will be a Flag Line only at the entrance of the memorial service.  Please see the time table if you would like to attend.


UPDATED!! Time table for Friday, 11 JUNE 2021:

0600hrs – Stage at Chevron, 3870 Sierra Ave, Fontana, Ca. 92336
0615hrs – Mission briefing

0630hrs – Est KSU to memorial location

R/C Ernie "Casper" Kopasz
SoCal PGR Ride Captain
USAF/CaAirNG Vet, LEO (Ret)

You do not have to be a Veteran or a motorcycle rider to attend this mission. All PGR members are welcome. We encourage those who do not ride to attend in your car. If this will be your first mission go to the initial staging area and you will be briefed there by the R/C (Ride Captain).  Dress for motorcycle riding or dress casually if you are driving a cage (car). Please feel free to attend any portion of this mission you can.  Please ride/drive safely.
Beth Allen
Sr. Administrator
So Cal PGR Mission Ops
So Cal PGR Asst. State Captain